By Sher Shah
Gilgit, August 30: Decomposed body of Qasim Shah, a tourist guide belonging to Khairabad (Raminji) Gojal, was found at the Biafo – Hisper glacier six years after he went missing during an expedition.
According to details Qasim Shah, 38, son of Abdul Shah, went missing after falling in a glacial crevice on May 28, 2004. He used to work for the Nazir Sabir Expedition.
In August this year some people passing by the area noticed the dead body of Qasim Shah exposed due to melting of ice. On getting the information relatives of Qasim organized a mission to evacuate the body. The dead body of Qasim was not in proper shape but his brothers were able to recognize him with the help of cloths, shoes and other belongings.
The dead body was brought down to Biantha (near Askoli) where Namaz-e-Jinaza was offered and the remains were buried.