23 June 2010

UN Portuguese police officer killed in fatal traffic accident in Timor-Leste

Radio Timor-Leste, June 21, 2010 language source: Tetun One of the UN Portuguese Police officers was killed in a fatal traffic accident in the country’s east in Manatuto district. 


Sergeant Hermenegildo Marques died after he was taken to the UN clinic in Dili. 


Meanwhile, another UN Portuguese police officer sustained injuries and was evacuated to Darwin for receiving intensive medical treatment. 


The UN mission in Timor-Leste sent condolences to the deceased’s family and the Portuguese Police contingent. 


The accident happened when a team of Portuguese police was heading to Viqueque district to neutralise explosive items in that district.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Great soul, I met him once, he asked me to translate his Presentation material (English -Tetum)on Explosive Materials at one of the Primary School in Dili, Timor Leste.
Rest In Peach Sargento Marques!
We will always remember You in our heart...

Joana B

Anonymous said...

Great soul, I met him once, he asked me to translate his Presentation material (English -Tetum)on Explosive Materials at one of the Primary School in Dili, Timor Leste.
Rest In Peach Sargento Marques!
You will always be remembered in Our heart...

Joana B

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