Pakistani Mountaineer Hassan Sadpara Passes Away of Cancer at 54

Hassan Sadpara is the father of four children including three sons and one daughters.

Pakistani mountaineer, Hassan Sadpara has passed away at the age of 54 after a brief battle with cancer, confirms a close relative of the deceased mountaineer. He was admitted to an intense care facility at Combined Military Hospital Rawalpindi, where he was being treated for blood cancer. Just yesterday, the Punjab Government had announced Rs. 2.5 million for medical treatment of the national hero.

He is survived by his wife; and four children including three sons and a daughter.

He will be laid to rest in his hometown in Skardu, Baltistan.

Hassan Sadpara
Hassan Sadpara is the first Pakistani mountaineer to have climbed six out of eight 8000+ meters high mountains, including the world’s highest peak Everest (8848m), K2 (8611m), Gasherbrum I (8080m), Gasherbrum II(8034m), Nanga Parbat (8126 m) and Broad Peak (8051m).

Imran Hunzai
Imran Hunzai is a Digital Media Consultant and activist based in Islamabad, Pakistan. When free, he likes to travel, do photography and play Rabab. He also runs a HONY inspired blog called Humans of Hunza. Follow him of Twitter @ihunzai.

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