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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

3 SOLDIERS INJURED

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…as Ecomig, GAF clash

By Lamin Cham

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Three Gambian soldiers sustained injuries after a misunderstanding between the Ecowas military mission in the Gambia, Ecomig, and Gambia Armed Forces soldiers generated into a standoff at Kanilai, official sources told The Standard.

According to Lt Col. Omar Bojang Army PRO, the incident happened yesterday morning at Kanilai as a result of a misunderstanding. “But the matter has been resolved and there is no cause for panic. The matter will be jointly investigated by a board to determine what provoked the incident,” Bojang said. He added that this investigation board will get to the bottom of the incident and come out with a report. “But actually it was just a simple misunderstanding that has been properly handled and taken care of. There is absolutely no cause for panic or alarm,” PRO Bojang told The Standard.

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