Mountaineer Ali Raza Sadpara succumbs to injuries

Ali Raza Sadpara

Ali Raza Sadpara, a Pakistani mountaineer who suffered severe injuries after falling off a cliff, passed away on Friday.

Mountaineer Ali Raza Sadpara was seriously injured on May 17 after he fell over a cliff during a routine climbing practice session near his village in Gilgit.

Ali Raza’s family claims that he died while undergoing treatment at a hospital.

Ali Raza Sadpara’s funeral prayers will be held today at 10 a.m. at Olding Cemetery.

Sadpara planned to summit K2, Pakistan’s highest peak, this season. Among all the eight-thousanders in Pakistan, this was the only one he had yet to conquer.

He has climbed Broad Peak, Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II, and Nanga Parbat 17 times in all.

Sadpara had previously attempted to climb K2 twice, but both attempts were thwarted by bad weather.

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