GILGIT: Two members of foreigners group expedition, who were on an expedition to scale the Nanga Parbat have gone missing on Friday.
According to sources, two-member of expedition team comprising Polish mountaineer Tomek Mackiewicz and Frenchwoman Elisabeth Revol appears to have gone missing while trying to climb Nanga Parbat.
The climbers left the base camp of Nanga Parbat in Gilgit-Baltistan, on January 8, 2018.
Sources state that the mountaineers had reached an altitude of 7,300 meters and wanted to scale the summit on Thursday. They said that people at the base camp were quite concerned about the safety of the missing climbers.
Meanwhile, authorities have requested the army aviation to provide a helicopter to begin the rescue operation to trace the missing climbers.