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Soldier prepares to climb Everest's "sister"

A soldier who's on an expedition to Mount Everest has reached the base camp of its sister Mount Lobuché.

Karl Hinett from Tipton is one of a team of nine injured servicemen who have been climbing mountains close to Everest, as part of their preparation.

Karl was badly-burned after his tank was petrol-bombed during a rescue operation in Iraq in 2005.

You can see more of Karl Hinett on our website and on the Walking With The Wounded website.

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