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Mountaineer Naila Kiani becomes first Pakistani woman to scale 10 peaks above 8,000m

Mountaineer Naila Kiani becomes first Pakistani woman to scale 10 peaks above 8,000m

HP Newsroom

Pakistani climber Naila Kiani has added one more badge to her shoulder as she has become the first Pakistani woman to summit 10 peaks above 8,000m in six months.

She successfully summitted 8,188m Cho Oyu peak, the world’s sixth highest peak located in the Tibet region. She reached the top of Peak Cho Oyu with the team of Imagine Nepal. Pakistani mountaineer Sirbaz Khan was also a part of the summit push.

Kiani shared her success on social media platform X, saying: “Alhamdulillah! With the prayers of loved ones and our nation, Naila has become the First Pakistani along with Sirbaz Khan to summit Cho oyu”.

“First Pakistani woman to summit 10 8000er, only Pakistani to summit 7 8000er in six months,” she added.

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