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French climber recalls horror descent from ‘killer mountain’

A French mountaineer who was rescued in a dramatic night-time operation on Pakistan’s “killer mountain” has told how she had to leave her weak and bleeding climbing partner and descend the peak alone in the darkness. Elisabeth Revol, speaking exclusively to AFP from a hospital in France’s Haute-Savoie region — where doctors are assessing whether she will require amputations due to frostbite in her hands and left foot — said rescuers urged her to leave behind Tomek (Tomasz) Mackiewicz, a Polish national. She earlier…