British Holidaymakers Reveal Gambia Chaos Returning To UK

January 18, 2017 10:40 pm0 commentsViews: 92

Returning to home from crisis-torn Gambia the Britons reveals immense chaos while flying out of Africa. The first British holidaymakers arrived at Manchester Airport.

“We weren’t told anything, every day they were like, everything’s fine, don’t worry about it,” said Sara Wilins from Church Stretton, Shropshire, who was on holiday to the African country with husband Michael.

Other holidaymakers talked about a hurried operation that helped them get out of the country while foreign troops massed on the border.

Willins added they made several phone calls to Thomas Cook and were not given proper answer, but just a consolation they will let them know in 24 hours.

The international airport in the capital Banjul was a nightmare with panick, cry and chaos. It was estimated around 3,500 tourists from United Kingdom were in Gambia.

Meanwhile, the Foreign Office (FCO) urged all the Britons in Gambia should avoil non-essential travel like going to winter sun destination.

Besides, reports of money and fuel shortages were also learned and shops closing down in the capital city as defeated president Yahya Jammeh refused to step down. Neighboring countries have warned to intervene with military after January 19.


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