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Sarah Khumalo becomes first black African woman to summit Everest

KATHMANDU: Saray Khumalo has become the first black African to summit Mount Everest. Khumalo of South Africa reached the top of the world’s highest mountain at 9 am on Thursday morning.
In a previous attempt in May 2017, Khumalo had to be rescued from Mount Everest by helicopter. 
She had been injured during inclement weather while trying to reach the summit.Her previous attempts had been scuppered by an earthquake in Nepal and an avalanche.
Mount Everest is the world's highest mountain at its official elevation of 8 848m above sea level, according to Wikipedia. Sir Edmund Hillary and Nepalese Sherpa mountaineer Tenzing Norgay were the first to climb in may 29 1953,Since then, around 800 people attempted to climb Mount Everest annually. More than 296 people have died trying to climb it. A big shoutout to the Lady of ladies.
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