White Water Rafting Expedition on Indus flagged off | KNO

White Water Rafting Expedition on Indus flagged off | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, July 12 (KN0): As part of Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations, a White Water Rafting Expedition is being undertaken by the Parashu Brigade from Nyoma to Nimu (210KM).  A 27 member team led by Capt Hrishikesh Ghogare was flagged by Major General Arvind Kapoor, Chief of Staff, Fire and Fury Corps today, a statement issued to KNO reads. The team will traverse from an altitude varying from 13700 feet to 10300 feet crossing a number of grade four rapids, enduring inclement weather and sub-zero temperatures of the Indus River, the spokesman said. It added that the team has undertaken this expedition of 210 Km with an aim of setting up a National record. The officials of the India Book of Records are in Leh to validate the record at the end of the expedition, it added.(KNO)