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Three Nepalese women to scale Mt K2 in Pakistan


Three Nepalese women are all set to scale a mountain called K2 in Pakistan, known as the second highest peak in the world.

Those women belonging to Sherpa community are all set out for an expendition and to conquer the second highest peak from July 5. The Mount K2 is 8,611 meters tall.

The expedition team includes Maya Sherpa, 35, from Okhaldhunga, Dawa Yanjung Sherpa, 25, from Dolakha and Pasang Lhamu Sherpa, 29, from Solukhumbu.

They has already scaled the Mt Everest, the highest peak in the world.

Those women have scaled mountain with the help of their relatives, private organizations and families. They have also complained government for turning deaf to their support.

It is considered that climbing Mt K2 to be tougher that other peaks.