Fifth anniversary of Lusignan massacre observed
Widow Gomattie Thomas speaking at the commemoration of the fifth anniversary of the Lusignan massacre last evening. (GINA photo)
A release from GINA said that the proceedings by the Indian Arrival Committee featured bhajans, songs, hymns and poems as well as prayers from Christian, Hindu and Muslim representatives.
On January 26, 2008, gunmen stormed Lusignan, and murdered 11, including five children. The victims were: Clarence Thomas, 48; Vanessa Thomas, 12; Ron Thomas, 11; Mohandan Goordat, 32; Seegopaul Harilall, 10; Seegobin Harilall, 4; Dhanwajie Ramsingh, 52; Seecharran Rooplall, 56; Raywattie Ramsingh, 11; Shazam Mohammed, 22; and Shaleem Baksh, 52.