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Army team on 500-km land-yachting expedition in Rann of Kutch

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

A team of personnel has set out on a nine-day-long land yachting expedition across the of Kutch in

Its goal is to create awareness about environmental issues and also inspire youth to join the Army, a defence release said today.

'Land yachting', also called 'land sailing', involves riding a wheeled vehicle which has a sail attached to it and which is powered by wind.

A team of 26 personnel led by will travel some 500 km across the of Kutch as part of the 69th celebration, the release stated.

The expedition was flagged off at Bhuj yesterday and will conclude on February 3.

The team would be sailing over "barren flat lands of Rann" and exploring places like Dharamshala, Shaktibet and Dhordo, the release said.

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First Published: Sat, January 27 2018. 21:20 IST