SportsPakistani Mountaineer Ali Raza Sadpara passes away

Pakistani Mountaineer Ali Raza Sadpara passes away

KARACHI: Well-known mountaineer Ali Raza Sadpara, who fell from a cliff during his routine drill last week, has died at the age of 66.

Ali Raza was injured after falling from a mountain and has been undertaking treatment at Regional Hospital Skardu for the past week.

Ali Raza, got his ribs and spine broken after falling from the cliff and into a ditch during his routine drill, last week.

He was under treatment at the RHQ Hospital Skardu, in Gilgit−Baltistan where he breathed his last on Friday.

He continued under treatment for around 10 days but could not survive.

Funeral prayers of Ali Raza Sadpara will be offered today at Olding graveyard at 10am.

Previous, Secretary Alpine Club of Pakistan told the country’s state-run news agency that the unfortunate incident happened in the wee hours on Tuesday.

When Sadpara was climbing a mountain near his village in Skardu as part of his preparations to summit K2 this summer.

It is appropriate to mention here that Ali Raza climbed mountains over 7,000 meters 17 times, including four peaks above 8,000 meters during his elongated career that spanned over 36 years.

Ali Raza was the coach of the late Ali Sadpara and Hassan Sadpara. He was planning to summit K2 this year.

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