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Cops bask in Gangnam Style viral glow

(The Local) A Gangnam Style-inspired announcement about traffic safety that went viral on Facebook has thrust a humble group of Swedish police officers into the spotlight.

“The idea was to promote traffic safety in a fun way and maybe attract a few visitors to our Facebook page,” Mikael Nykänen of the Höör police told the Expressen newspaper.

Colleagues of Nykänen, who heads the police station in the rather sleepy community of about 8,000 residents in southern Sweden, teamed up with counterparts from neighbouring stations in Eslöv and Hörby to produce a traffic safety film inspired by South Korean pop artist Psy’s 2012 megahit.