Pakistan army chopper rescues Slovenian climber


14 Jul, 2015 11:20 am

SKARDU (92 News) – Pakistan Army on Tuesday rescued a Slovenian climber who fell sick during mountaineering in Karakoram range near Skardu.

According to Inter Services Public Relations, Kajetan Rock Decman, a Slovenian fell sick during Karakoram expedition. “Positioned at height of about 6000 M (18000 F), he was rescued by Army Aviation Helicopters yesterday,” ISPR said in a statement. “He was part of a seven-member Karakoram expedition, during which he suffered high altitude sickness.”

ISPR said that a rescue request was received by the Army which was immediately responded to save the precious life by sending army aviation helicopters. “The Slovenian climber is stable,” ISPR said.



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