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Paralysed soldier tackles Skiddaw

A soldier who was shot in Afghanistan, leaving him paralysed, is tackling one of England's highest mountain to raise money for charity

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Injured soldier scales Skiddaw

A soldier who was paralysed after being shot in the neck in Afghanistan scaled one of the highest mountains in England. Mark Harding, from Wigton, was hit by a sniper's bullet while on patrol in Helmand Province two years ago.

The Lance Corporal, who spent months recovering in hospital, walked to the summit of Skiddaw in the Lake District.

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