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Gurkhas on Everest: 'I want to play bagpipes at the top'

A team from the British Army's Brigade of Gurkhas are hoping to reach the summit of Mount Everest to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Gurkha service to the British crown.

Three members of the team spoke to the BBC about their motivation for climbing.

Video journalist: Thomas Martienssen

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  • 25 Apr 2015
  • From the section Asia
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