Malawi army soldier killed during training

A Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier has been killed while three others have been rushed to hospital with various degrees of injuries they sustained during training.

Malawi soldiers were training at Chikala Hills in Machinga

MDF spokesperson Paul Chiphwanya has confirmed of the incident, saying the soldiers were training at Chikala Hills in Machinga.

“The soldiers were trying to dispose ammunition that had outlived its lifespan,” said Chiphwanya.

He identified the deceased as Warrant Officer Class 1 Alexander Chauluka.

Chiphwanya said the injured soldiers are receiving treatment at Cobbe Barracks camp hospital in Zomba.

MDF soldiers’ deaths during training sessions outside the battlefield is rare.

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Bruce
Bruce
3 years ago

Always be careful and cautious

Mr Fact Kaviphwisi
Mr Fact Kaviphwisi
3 years ago

Rest in peace bro…

James mboma
James mboma
3 years ago

May your soul Rest in peace for ever in our heart

FRED LOCKS
3 years ago

REST IN PEACE

shyman
shyman
3 years ago

Sad. Go well Bro

namatetule
3 years ago

This should be a confidential matter.

Cashion Bester
Cashion Bester
3 years ago

So sad RIP BROTHER

carol
carol
3 years ago
Reply to  Cashion Bester

rest in peach

nkhobwe zaola
nkhobwe zaola
3 years ago
Reply to  carol

mmmmmmmm Jesus should come soon

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