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Double amputee reaches South Pole

A former soldier from Norfolk has become the first double amputee to walk to the South Pole.

Double amputee reaches the South Pole in charity trek

Duncan Slater. Credit: ITV News Anglia

A former soldier from Norfolk has become the first double amputee to walk to the South Pole.

Duncan Slater from Scole lost both his legs in a bomb blast in Afghanistan.

The prince reached the bottom of the world at midday after more than three weeks of arduous trekking. Credit: Walking With The Wounded

He was part of Prince Harry's team which reached the South Pole earlier today in a challenge organised by Walking with the Wounded.

It took three weeks pulling sleds across 200 miles of the frozen wastes of Antarctica.

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