NDF officer dies in car crash

NDF officer dies in car crash

OUTAPI – Police have identified the driver of a car that crashed near Outapi in the Omusati Region on Saturday as a senior member of the Namibia Defence Force (NDF).

Four people died in the accident. Police spokesman Sergeant Lineekela Shikongo said the driver, Captain Patrick Thomas from the Luiperdsvallei NDF base outside Windhoek, sustained serious injuries and is in hospital in Oshakati.Thomas’s wife died.The other three victims have been identified as NDF Corporal Israel Theofelus Mapele of Grootfontein, Thomas’s son Patrick and his nephew, Theofelus Thomas.- NampaPolice spokesman Sergeant Lineekela Shikongo said the driver, Captain Patrick Thomas from the Luiperdsvallei NDF base outside Windhoek, sustained serious injuries and is in hospital in Oshakati.Thomas’s wife died.The other three victims have been identified as NDF Corporal Israel Theofelus Mapele of Grootfontein, Thomas’s son Patrick and his nephew, Theofelus Thomas.- Nampa

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