Friday, September 30

GDC Mourns Fallen Soldiers

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By Buba Gagigo

The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) has sympathised over the loss of Gambia Armed Forces State Guards Battalions in a fatal accident that has resulted in the loss of lives of four (4) soldiers.

“I write on behalf of The Gambia Democratic Congress (GDC) to register our fervent sympathy over the loss of Gambia Armed Forces State Guards Battalions in a very fatal accident that has resulted to the loss of four (4) soldiers, who were traveling as part of the rear party of the Presidential convoy. We learned that this fatal accident took place today (yesterday) at Ndemban Village which its loss is immeasurable.

“The loss of these gallant soldiers is a tragic to this nation and we would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to the families of the decease and by extension to The Gambia Armed Forces for this unfortunate loss that has befallen on all of us as a nation. The loss of able body men is heartbreaking and we are sending our profound condolences to their commander in Chief President Barrow for the passing of these young soldiers,” the GDC leader said in a statement last night.

GDC wishes Ndedeh Bahoum, one of the soldiers who survived the accident and admitted in Bwiam hospital, a speedy recovery.

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