Pakistanis on trial in massacre of 10 foreign climbers escape jail

February 27, 2015 10:35 AM

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ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Two Pakistani militant suspects facing trial for the massacre of 10 foreign climbers two years ago escaped from jail on Friday, an official said.

The 2013 killing of the climbers and their local guide in a pre-dawn attack on their base camp on Nanga Parbat, the ninth highest mountain in the world, dealt a severe blow to Pakistan's mountaineering tourism industry.

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