He added: “A couple lads popped open the side door and demanded everything we have. Desperate blokes with guns pointed. Infamously bad situation to find yourself on the end of. Proper spot of bother. Damage limitation.”
Cook also listed the items that had been taken and confirmed that no-one had been hurt.
“None of us got killed or injured. We didn’t let them march us out the van. But we did lose a lot of our gear. Couple cameras, 2 iphones, all of our cash, passports + few other bits.”
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So far, Cook has managed to raise £33k of his £100k target. He is raising money for The Running Charity and WaterAid.