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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Injured soldiers' Dakar rally challenge underway

The Race2Recovery team tweeted an image of its truck from the start of the Dakar Rally. Credit: Race2Recovery

The team of injured soldiers taking part in the world's toughest rally have begun their challenge.

The team tweeted an image from the starting line of the Dakar Rally, in Lima, Peru, adding: "The Race2Recovery truck just went through the Dakar 2013 start. All our vehicles are out there; let battle commence."

The group aims to be the first disability team to complete the rally, which ends in Santiago, Chile.

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