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Prince Harry in South Pole charity trek

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Britain’s Prince Harry has begun training for a South Pole expedition in two months.

He will join disabled British veterans in a 300-kilometre race for the 'Walking with the Wounded' charity against US and Commonwealth teams.

Alongside four teammates, all amputees who lost limbs after sustaining injuries in Afghanistan, the royal spent a night in a giant freezer to simulate the conditions they will face.

He was tested the cold-weather clothing and receiving instructions on how to avoid frostbite.

The challenging expedition is expected to last about 15 days.

Actors Alexander Skarsgard from the ‘True Blood’ series and Dominic West of ‘The Wire’ will also participate in the event.