Four Lesotho cops killed in horror crash


Likeleli Masite

Four police officers were on Saturday killed in a horrific accident in Thaba-Tseka.

The officers were on their way to a funeral.

Police spokesperson Superintendent Mpiti Mopeli confirmed the accident.

He told NewsWorth that the accident happened after the driver of their vehicle lost control resulting in the accident. The accident happened at a sharp curve at Matšooana, just before Thaba-Tseka town.

“We lost four police officers from Thamae Police Station in an accident this morning,” said Superintendent Mopeli.

“They were on their way to a funeral when the driver lost control at one of the curves at Matšooana .

“The four died on the spot. Another three, who suffered serious injuries were rushed to Queen ‘Mamohato Memorial Hospital in Maseru . Another three were treated as out patients after sustaining minor injuries,” said Superintendent Mopeli .



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