Afghan woman scales mountain peaks in hope of bringing honour to country

Sep 30, 2020, 07:50 PM(IST)
Eighteen-year-old Fatima Sultani gazes at the peak of a mountain near Afghanistan's capital Kabul after completing a morning climbing session, considering her next steps. Sultani has continued to climb throughout the coronavirus pandemic, in August making it to the summit of the 7,492 metres altitude Noshakh Peak, one of the hardest climbs in the world, in the Hindu Kush mountain range in northern Afghanistan.
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