Nanga Parbat


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Nanga Parbat

(nŭng`gə pŭr`bət), peak, 26,660 ft (8,126 m) high, in the W Himalayas, located in Pakistan-held Azad Kashmir; 7th highest peak in the world. Six expeditions—almost all ending disastrously—were sent to climb it. A German-Austrian team led by Herman Buhl finally reached the peak in 1953.

Nanga Parbat

a mountain in N India, in NW Kashmir in the W Himalayas. Height: 8126 m (26 660 ft.)
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GILGIT -- Another accused believed to be involved in the cold-blooded murder of 11 tourists at the Nanga Parbat base camp last month has been arrested, taking the tally to three, police said on Thursday.
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Islamabad -- The Ministry of Interior has warned the government of Gilgit-Baltistan that proscribed Tehreek-e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) can attack and kidnap security forces to release terrorists involved in Nanga Parbat and Chilas incidents.
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