An event will be held in Fancy next week to unveil a plaque in memory of the children who lost their lives in the Rock Gutter incident.

The seven children died on January 12th, 2015 after the passenger van in which they were travelling went over an embankment and into the sea at Rock Gutter, an uninhabited area between the communities of Fancy and Owia.

The bodies of five of the students, Anique Alexander, Racquel Ashton, Jamal and Jamalie Edwards, and Glenroy Michael were recovered however, the bodies of Simonique Ballantyne and Chanstacia Stay, were never recovered.

The unveiling ceremony for the plaque takes place on Tuesday March 21, 2017 at 10am.

A number of officials including area representatives and acting Prime Minister Montgomery Daniel will address the event.

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves addressing the wreath laying ceremony at the Obelisk at Dorsetshire Hill on Tuesday announced that a monument has been erected at the site at Rock Gutter where the incident occurred.

He expressed thanks to the government of the Republic of China on Taiwan for assisting in erecting the monument.



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