Peacekeepers on quest to reach highest peak in Africa

Peacekeepers from the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS). Photo: UNMISS

Three peacekeepers from the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) are on a quest to reach the top of Mt Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.

The trio consists of two peacekeepers from India and one from Romania and plans to raise the UN flag at the peak of Mt Kilimanjaro on Christmas day.

Sani Martin spoke with Dipinder Virk and Vikash Kumar, two of the three climbers shortly before they set off on their expedition.

He started off by asking Mr Virk what inspired him to take on such a huge challenge.

Duration: 4'46"

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