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Climbing companion Carlo Alberto Cimenti, 43, said Cassardo had hit several rocks before stopping at around 6,300 metres.(Tweeted by @KarakoramClub)

Injured Italian rescued after 48 hours on Pakistan peak

Rome | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 22, 2019 09:27 PM IST
Francesco Cassardo, a 30-year-old doctor from the northern Piedmont region, on Saturday gave up on reaching the 6,955-metre summit of Gasherbrum VII and was returning to base camp when he fell, Italian media reported.
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