A dramatic nighttime rescue has taken place one the world's most dangerous mountains. A team elite mountain climbers Poland made a hazardous night ascent the 8,126-meter-high Nanga Parbat in the Pakistani Himalayas. The peak is widely known as "Killer Mountain" because the number of climbers who have perished there. The Polish team rescued French climber Elisabeth Revol the slopes of Nanga Parbat. She was reported to have been 7,400 meters on the icy slopes. Unfortunately, a Polish climber Ms Revol had been climbing remains missing. The conditions were too treacherous the rescuers to spend any further time the rescue mission.
The team Polish climbers had been attempting the first ever winter ascent the nearby K2 mountain, the second highest summit the world. The drama began Saturday afternoon when military helicopters spotted Revol distress. The helicopters picked the Polish climbers from K2 and flew them to Nanga Parbat, where they were dropped at an altitude 4,900 meters. The team then made its daring attempt in pitch darkness. Unfortunately, conditions were too perilous Ms Revol's co-climber Tomasz Mackiewicz to be rescued. A rescuer said: "The rescue for Tomasz is unfortunately not possible. Because the weather and altitude it would put the life of rescuers extreme danger."