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Publish Date: 16:53 - 18 June 2019
TEHRAN, Jun 18 - A Pakistani mountaineering official says an army helicopter has rescued four Italian and two Pakistani climbers stranded after an avalanche in the country's north.

Helicopter saves 6 climbers in Pakistan's northTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Mohammad Imtiaz, a Pakistani member of the expedition, was killed.

Karrar Haidri, secretary of the Alpine Club, told The Associated Press that the six rescued climbers were lifted on Tuesday to a hospital in the northern town of Gilgit for medical treatment.

The climbers were at an altitude of around 5,300 meters (17,390 feet) in Ishkoman Valley in the Ghizar district.

Officials say all the rescued mountaineers were listed in a stable condition and none had life threatening injuries.

Source: AP

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