Lesoma Disaster

Date: 
February, 1978

On this day a detachment of 35 BDF soldiers, 2 teenagers from Lesoma village and 2 or 3 ZIPRA combatants were ambushed by Smith's Rhodesian Soldiers at Lesoma sand ridge. 15 BDF soldiers, 1 teenager from Lesoma and a ZIPRA combatant lost their lives from the ensuring fire fight.

Rest in peace our countrymen.