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Prince Harry backs wounded servicemen's North Pole trek

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Plans for the first unaided trek to the North Pole by disabled servicemen have been praised by Prince Harry.

The amputees, who lost limbs in the line of duty, will try to reach the geographic North Pole from Siberia.

The royal, who is patron of the Walking With the Wounded charity organising the four-week trek, said he would try and join the team for five days if commitments allowed.

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