CBSN TV – Mountain climber rescued after 6 day ordeal

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Pakistan’s military says it rescued a Russian climber stranded on a treacherous peak in the north after his fellow mountaineer fell to his death last week. An army statement says a helicopter plucked climber Alexander Gukov from Latok, at a height of 6,294 meters — about 20,650 feet — in a “daring rescue” in extreme weather Monday, after six failed attempts.

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