Seven boys from an international school here have achieved a major feat by summiting Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in the African continent.

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Siddharth Singh, Tarush Harris, Mihir Kansal, Aryaman Verma, Jasmeher Singh, Rahul Rao and William Joseph are students from 'grade 9 and 10' of Indus International School who have achieved this feat.

The ten-day expedition, 'Peak to Lead', was conducted from September 24 to October 3, the school said in a release.

It said the seven students summited the peak on September 29 after a trek of 36 km.

Mount Kilimanjaro is also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world and stands at an height of 19,336 feet, the release said.