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Army wins gold medal in contest in Wales

The team of 2/8 Gorkha Rifles of the Army bagged the gold medal in the Cambrian Patrol Competition in Wales, U.K. The competition saw 121 teams, including 40 international teams, converging on the harsh mountains of Wales to square off over 72 hours, during which they are put through a challenging set of tactical problems. This year’s exercise ended on Sunday.

“Not making the task any easy is the extreme climatic conditions that have to be endured,” says an Army statement.

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