Two army officers have been butchered by unknown assailants on the beach road in Accra, leaving one soldier dead and the other in a critical condition on Saturday.
Sources close to military said: “About 4:30am this morning, the two soldiers were attacked while on their regular morning jogging on the beach road.”
[contextly_sidebar id=”I8HJD01OdWnwX2Bc0A4iMgkKbzOa45Jo”]The assailants snatched their phones, and cut them with machetes.
Reports say the soldiers were dumped at the entrance of the Military Academy training school.
The two soldiers were rushed to the 37 military hospital but one of them had already died while the other is in a critical condition.
This is second attack on military officers this month after two unidentified gunmen, Thursday afternoon opened fire on a military post at Alavanyo in the Volta region injuring a military officer in the process.
According to the Crime Officer of the Alavanyo Police Command, ASP Edward Otumi, the wounded soldier, Lance Corporal Bombardier, William Derfo, is a member of a team of security personnel on peacekeeping mission in the area.
By: Marian Efe Ansah/citifmonline.com/Ghana