On Monday, Gilgit Baltistan Information Minister Fateh Ullah Khan confirmed to Geo News that Pakistani mountaineer Ali Sadpara, Iceland’s John Snorri, and Chile’s Juan Pablo Mohr had been discovered.
Sajid Sadpara summits the K2 with Canadian filmmaker Elia Saikaly and Pasang Kaji Sherpa to locate his father and his companions Snorri and Mohr. The mountaineers went missing on February 5 and were declared dead a few days later when their bodies were not discovered, and the rescue operation was called off.
According to sources, the team arrived at Camp 4 this morning and flew a drone over the area, searching for the bodies.
The team was able to detect a body above Camp 4 near the bottleneck using the drone. According to Sekali, Sajid Sadpara buried Juan Pablo and his body was found above the bottleneck.
“Sajid has just laid to rest Juan Pablo. Ali, his father, is barely above the bottleneck. We’re going up again tonight “At 6:59 p.m., the Canadian filmmaker stated.
Saikaly then sent an SOS message for additional oxygen as the team was running low.
“If anyone can assist us in obtaining additional oxygen, anyone from Pakistan with influence, or anyone leaving Base Camp, we could use your assistance. Running low on funds, “The Canadian stated. The team is currently at Camp 4, he added.
Minister discusses mission specifics.
Earlier this morning, the GB information minister told Geo News that the team discovered the first body near the mountain’s bottleneck area shortly after 9 a.m.
“The body of John Snorri was first discovered under the bottleneck at 9 a.m. He was dressed in black and yellow,” Khan explained. He added that the second body was discovered at noon, but the other two bodies remain unidentified.
Snorri’s body, the minister, stated, was identified after the army’s focal person confirmed the colours of his clothing.
Khan stated that army helicopters are on standby to assist with the rescue mission and that recovering the bodies is currently underway. He continued by stating that the army and government are on high alert.
The team also includes Fazal Ali and Aziz Baig and Sajid, Sherpa, and Saikaly.
Saikaly’s most recent Instagram update two days ago stated that they had begun their “final search and summit attempt.”
Sajid Sadpara to summit K2 in search of Ali Sadpara’s decomposing body and film
Sajid Sadpara, the son of renowned mountaineer Ali Sadpara, announced last month that he would summit the K2 once more to film a documentary about his father and locate his body.
“I want to go to K2 to see what happened to my father and to John Snorri,” Sajid said at a press conference announcing his intention to start climbing tomorrow’s world’s second highest mountain.
“A documentary is currently in production on Jon Snorri and Ali Sadpara. [I hope to] go to K2 to find [the deceased] and to do a documentary,” Sajid says, adding that the climb would probably take 40-45 days for him and his team.
The family of Sadpara declared him dead.
Ali Sadpara, Iceland’s John Snorri, and Chile’s Juan Pablo Mohr set off on their journey to summit the K2 on February 3, asking fans and admirers to “keep us in your prayers.;
They started their climb of the final summit in the early afternoon of 5 February in the hope of completing the arduous task. The Pakistan Army conducted a thorough search for the mountaineer and his companions at the time, but the expedition was never located, and Sadpara’s family declared him dead.
“I will continue my father’s mission and fulfil his dream,” Sajid Sadpara previously stated.