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Soldiers injured in Dakar crash

Three members of the Race2Recovery team who are attempting to complete the Dakar Rally for charity have been injured in a head-on collision in Peru.

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Drivers ready for Dakar challenge

Race2Recovery crew members at a photocall in November Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

The Race2Recovery team say they are going through their final checks before setting off on the Dakar Rally in a few hours time.

Captain Tony Harris said: "Having been part of Race2Recovery right from the beginning and having put in so much work, along with the rest of the team, it feels surreal to finally be in Lima and be hours away from revving up on the start line."

The team has four Wildcat rally cars which they hope to race across desert and mountain terrain Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

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