Exit of Pakistani tourists delayed after attack

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In this Sunday, June 23, 2013 photo, Pakistani rescue workers unload the casket of a foreign tourist who was killed by Islamic militants from an ambulance to shift in a morgue of local hospital in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan’s already embattled tourism industry is struggling to deal with worried customers and cancellations after a vicious attack on a group of climbers preparing to summit one of the world’s tallest mountains left 11 people dead. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Tourists who were climbing Pakistan's second-highest mountain when 11 people were killed at their base camp say they are waiting for equipment to be returned to them before they can go home.

The climbers spoke Tuesday at a memorial service in Islamabad for the 10 foreign climbers and a Pakistani tour operator who were killed Saturday when militants attacked their camp.

The attack came at the height of the climbing season in what is considered one of Pakistan's most peaceful regions.

Polish climber Aleksandra Dzik said the climbers were evacuated from base camp by helicopter and only allowed to take one backpack with them because of weight restrictions.

She said they hope army helicopters can bring their supplies down or porters allowed up to retrieve them.