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Wilco walks out and delay saves Aussie from K2 disaster

October 10, 2018
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A delay in his climbing schedule looks to have saved an Australianclimber from dying in the mountain catastrophe in the Himalayas onthe weekend. (Sydney Morning Herald — 4 August, 2008)
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MARK SHEEN was bitterly disappointed there was no room for him in the tent when his fellow mountaineers set off for the summit of K2, the world’s second-tallest mountain. (Sydney Morning Herald — 5 August, 2008)
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The Pakistani military launched a rescue operation after an avalanche struck a group of climbers on a gully at a height of nearly 27,000 feet on the worlds second-highest mountain. (New York Times — 4 August, 2008)
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At least nine mountaineers died near the summit of K2 in theHimalayas when a huge chunk of ice sheared off the mountain and hitthem, and several more climbers were missing, Pakistani touroperators said on Sunday. (Sydney Morning Herald — 4 August, 2008)
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In all, 11 lives were lost in the worst episode on K2 since 13 climbers died over a two-week span in 1986. (New York Times — 6 August, 2008)
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Helicopters flew to the world’s second-highest mountain, K-2, to rescue a stranded Italian climber after an avalanche at more than 26,250 feet (8,000 meters) left at least nine mountaineers missing and feared dead. (CNN — 4 August, 2008)
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