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Troops perform Afghan 'Gangnam Style' for charity

The 'Gangnam Style' song has been a worldwide hit. Photo: YouTube / British Forces News

British troops based in Afghanistan have released their version of the 'Gangnam Style' hit song to raise money for charity.

The soldiers from 7 Headquarters and Support Squadron are fundraising for the Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team.

The original version of Psy's song has been viewed over 970 million times on YouTube.

It has subsequently been copied in many guises - including Farmer Style and Eton Style - and celebrities have been falling over eachother to perform the eccentric dance.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon hailed the song as a "force for world peace", while David Cameron and Boris Johnson are also known fans.

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