Disabled South Korean climber dies on return journey after climbing world’s 12th highest peak in Pakistan
According to British media, 57-year-old Kim Hong Bin recently climbed the world’s 12th and Pakistan’s fourth highest peak, Broad Peak (8047 m), after which he was reportedly on his way back from China. Fell into a crack in the ice.
Kim Hong Binh is the first disabled person in the world to have the honor of climbing all the 14 highest peaks in the world.
According to the report, the initial search operation failed to find Kim Hong. The body of the climber was found during the major search operation.
According to Korean media, 30 years ago, during a campaign in the US state of Alaska, all the fingers of Kim Hong Bin were lost due to severe cold.