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Malavath Purna becomes youngest girl to reach Everest peak

Thirteen-year-old Malavath Purna, a student of the A.P Social Welfare Residential School, scaled Mt. Everest on Sunday morning, becoming the youngest girl to reach the mountain's peak.

S. Anand, another 18-year-old student of the same school, is expected to reach the summit shortly.

Purna is the daughter of Laxmi and Devidas, agricultural labourers in Kaliveri village, Sirikonda mandal, Nizamabad.


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