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The irresistible lure of Pakistan's 'killer mountain'

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Gunmen shot dead 10 foreign tourists at its base camp last year, but for serious mountaineers, the allure of Pakistan's "killer mountain" remains irresistible. 

Italian climber Simone Moro, one of the world's leading Alpinists, pictured at Nanga Parbat on February 14, 2014

Militants stormed Nanga Parbat base camp on the night of June 22, 2013, dragging the climbers out of their tents and shooting them point blank along with their local guide.

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