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Uttarakhand woman scales Mount Everest

IANS  |  Dehradun 

Mountaineer Sheetal Raj, 23, has become one of the youngest women in to scale Mount Everest, the highest peak in the world, it was officially announced on Thursday.

In 2018, Raj, who hails from district, had scaled Kanchenjunga peak, thus becoming the youngest Indian woman to scale the world's third highest peak.

congratulated Raj. "This is a proud moment. A daughter of has scaled both and Kanchenjunga at a very young age," he said in his message.

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First Published: Thu, May 16 2019. 18:32 IST
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