Saturday, April 13, 2024

Through the fire


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DESPITE HIS HOUSE being doused in gasoline, pelted with Molotov cocktails and riddled with bullets early yesterday morning, Winston Clarke has lived to tell the tale.

With tears in his eyes, the 43-year-old Maxwell Hill, Christ Church, resident told the DAILY NATION he had been shocked by the early morning events which led to him fleeing his burning house in his underwear.

Clarke, a mason with Shelbury Construction, said that he was in his bed sleeping when he heard a loud crash through his bedroom window around 2 a.m.

“I couldn’t see them because the way that they do this thing, this just threw the fire bomb through the window and everything started to catch,” said Clarke, who is Barbadian-born but has lived in St Vincent for a period. (AD)

Please read the full story in today’s Daily Nation, or in the eNATION edition.





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