Renowned mountaineer Hassan Sadpara passes away

Renowned mountaineer Hassan Sadpara passes away

ISLAMABAD (APP): Renowned mountaineer Hassan Sadpara Monday passed away in Rawalpindi.

Pakistani renowned Mountaineer Hassan Sadpara in serious condition

Sadpara was brought to a private hospital in Rawalpindi last week after he was diagnosed with blood cancer however he lost the battle against cancer here on Monday.

Sadpara's son Arif had appealed the government to help the ailing mountaineer and recently Punjab government handed over a cheque worth Rs 2.5 million to the family in this regard.

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Sadpara was first Pakistani to have climbed eight of the world's 14 tallest mountains including Mt Everest (8848m), K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8080m), Gasherbrum II (8034m), Nanga Parbat (8126 m) and Broad Peak (8051m).