Malawi soldier accidentally killed during training in Machinga

MACHINGA-(MaraviPost)-Reports reaching this publication reveal that on Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier was on Tuesday accidentally killed during training.

The incident happening when MDF Soldiers were disposing off their bombs at a safe place in Chikala Hills in Machinga district.

The deceased has been identified as Warrant officer 1 Chauluka who died after a explosive hit him during the exercise.

They were at a joint operation with the Europeans so one of the bombs exploded at the site before they left the place.

Burial is expected to conducted today in Chilimba as the the deceased body is bad state.

Our sources said several other MDF Soldiers have been seriously injured.

There was no immediate reaction from MDF authorities as we went to press.

More to come…..

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