Russian-American climber found dead on Pakistan's Broad Peak

Islamabad (AFP) – A missing Russian-American climber has been found dead after falling from the world’s 12th-highest mountain having refused to turn back in dangerous winter conditions, the company that organised his ascent said Tuesday. Alex Goldfarb pushed on alone when his teammate failed to persuade him to give up their attempt to scale the 8,051-metre (26,414-feet) Broad Peak in the Karakoram range on the Chinese border.  “We are deeply saddened to have lost our climbing partner and friend,” said Laszlo Pinter, spokesman for the Broad Peak Winter Expedition 2021.  “The helicopter search m…

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