Another BDF soldier dies in Mozambique

BDF members carrying the body of another BDF solder. PIC PHATSIMO KAPENG
BDF members carrying the body of another BDF solder. PIC PHATSIMO KAPENG

A Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldier died in Mozambique today following a short illness.

According to a press release from the BDF, the soldier passed away this morning.

"The deceased, a non-commissioned officer (NCO), was deployed as part of the BDF's Contingent 5 under SAMIM Forces in the Cabo Delgado Province for peace support operations in the Republic of Mozambique," the statement reads.

The BDF also extended its sympathies to the family of the deceased and requested that the name of the soldier be withheld to allow the family the space to mourn.


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