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GDF Arm Store Explosion Kills Three, Injures One

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Toohey Peneux – One of the soldiers killed in today’s explosion at Timehri.

An explosion at the GDF Arm Store at Base Camp Stephenson, Timehri, Guyana, South America has today, 30th of April, 2020, left 3 soldiers dead and one injured.

In a statement released this morning, the GDF said that the soldiers were involved in the preparation of pyrotechnics for demolition when the explosion occurred. However, investigations are still ongoing to determine the circumstances surrounding the incident which occurred around 9 A.M today.

The injured soldier was air-dashed to Base Camp Ayanganna in Georgetown and then transported to the Georgetown Public Hospital.

One of those killed in the accident is Toohey Peneux (pictured above) of Orealla Village, Corentyne, Berbice, Guyana.

Team Guyana, South America extends sincere condolences to all those affected by this terrible tragedy and wish the injured soldier a speedy recovery.

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