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Gurkha soldier ascends Mt. Everest

Gurkha soldier ascends Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Makalu in 5 days

With the year’s spring climbing season coming to an end, a Gurkha soldier has scripted a history by successfully standing atop the world’s highest peak twice as well as making it to the top of two other mountains above 8,000 m within five days. According to the expedition organisers and officials, Nirmal Purja, a permanent resident of Myagdi…
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