Mountaineer Ali Raza Sadpara passes away at 66

KARACHI: Renowned 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 undergoing 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 remained under treatment for around 10 days but could not survive.

It is pertinent to mention here that Ali Raza climbed mountains over 7,000 meters 17 times, including four peaks above 8,000 meters during his prolonged 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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