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Tuesday May 11 2021
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Pakistan's Shehroze Kashif is the youngest mountaineer to summit Mt Everest

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Shahrooz Kashif waves the Pakistani flag after completing his expedition. Photo: Alpine Adventure Guides

SKARDU: Pakistani mountaineer Sheroze Kashif has made history as he became the youngest mountaineer to climb the world's highest peak — Mount Everest.

Kashif is the fifth Pakistani to summit the peak and has also won the title of the world's youngest climber.

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According to sources, Kashif, who is 19 years old, has also climbed Broad Peak before, (8,051 metre), the world’s 12th highest mountain.

He climbed Mount Everest at 5:05 am this morning.

At 8,849 metres, Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world.