Navy Soldier Dies At Pool

Information reaching the Fatu Network has confirmed the tragic death of one Lance Corporal Muhammed Lamin Jammeh, a Navy soldier who died in a pool during a swimming exercise, military sources say.

According to sources the unfortunate incident took place on Monday, 9 April 2018 at the Joint Officers Mess in Kotu.

The Gambia Armed Forces (GAF) Spokesperson, Major Lamin K Sanyang has confirmed the report, saying the late Corporal Jammeh met his untimely death after collapsing in the pool during military exercise.

The late Corporal Jammeh was laid to rest on the same day at his native village of Bwiam in the Foni Kansala District.

Meanwhile, the incident would be the second death report of soldiers within two weeks.