THE Botswana Defence Force (BDF) has announced the death of their member deployed in Mozambique.
“BDF informs the public with deep sadness of an unfortunate incident in which one of its member lost his life on February 9, 2022 in Mueda, Cabo Delgado Province Mozambique,” said Colonel Tebo Dikole in a press statement.
The late BDF member was part of the second Botswana Contingent deployed under the auspices of SADC, for regional support to Mozambique to combat the threat of terrorism and acts of violent extremism in the Cabo Delgado Province as an element of the SADC Mission in Mozambique (SAMIM).
Col Dikole did not state the cause of death but said investigations to determine the cause of the incident that resulted in his death are on-going.
This is the second soldier to return in a bodybag from Mozambique.
The first one lost his life in a motor vehicle accident in August 2021. – Mmegi Online