MONROVIA – Unity Party Secretary General said the ramming of partisans of the UP, was well planned and orchestrated by the party’s opponents. Amos Tweh says they had received information that the lives of some party leaders were under threat because they were being targeted. He did not elaborate.
Tweh comment comes in response to the merciless ramming of Partisans UP who were celebrating their election victory over CDC.
The air was filled with a sense of hope and jubilation. The Unity Party had emerged victorious in the recent elections. Supporters of the party gathered in front of their party’s headquarters on Snapper Hill, Broad Street in Central Monrovia, adorned with colorful banners and wearing smiles brimming with optimism.
It was a picturesque evening as the night has fallen, casting a warm golden glow upon the celebratory scene. Families, friends, and citizens from all walks of life had come together to rejoice in the triumph of Unity. Laughter, cheers, and the melodies of joyous songs filled the air.
As the clock ticked, a sudden commotion arose at the edge of the gathering. A speeding vehicle, its identity concealed, careened towards the crowd with an eerie determination.
Eyewitnesses said panic spread like wildfire as people scrambled to get out of harm’s way. The vehicle plowed mercilessly into the crowd of Unity Party supporters, leaving devastation and chaos in its wake.
In a matter of seconds, the celebration had transformed into a scene of horror. Three innocent lives were tragically lost, and over 18 individuals lay injured, their cries for help blending with the wails of anguish from their fellow citizens.
Emergency services rushed to the site, their sirens piercing through the night as they tended to the wounded and worked tirelessly to restore order.
As news of the incident spread, anxiety and shock gripped the nation. Questions swirled through the minds of the citizens: Who could perpetrate such an act of violence? Was this an act of terrorism, aimed at destabilizing the newly elected government and sowing seeds of fear and division?
Experts and investigators swiftly descended upon the scene, meticulously gathering evidence and analyzing the situation. The incident appeared to bear the hallmarks of a deliberate attack, designed to strike at the heart of unity and fracture the hope that had brought the people together.
In the days that followed, the nation mourned the loss of the innocent lives and rallied around the injured and their families. Unity Party leaders, while grieving, stood strong in the face of adversity, urging their supporters to remain united and resilient.
They emphasized that the actions of a few should not overshadow the ideals of unity and progress that had propelled them to victory.
Law enforcement agencies, bolstered by the support of the public, worked relentlessly to uncover the truth behind the incident. Every lead was pursued, and every piece of evidence meticulously examined. The nation’s resolve to bring the perpetrators to justice burned brighter than ever.
Over time, the investigation bore fruit. The identity of the driver and behind the attack were uncovered. It was revealed that a small, radicalized group from the outgoing government harboring extremist ideologies had orchestrated the act of violence.
Their aim was to fuel division and incite fear within the populace, hoping to dismantle the very foundations of unity that the nation had strived to build.
A multiple eyewitnesses said the man who was driving the unidentified vehicle was wearing ruling party CDC’s red beret and colors.
In the face of this horrifying act, the nation stood taller and stronger than ever before. The attack had not shattered their spirit, but rather served as a reminder of the importance of unity, compassion, and resilience. They refused to let fear dictate their lives and instead turned the tragedy into an opportunity for growth and solidarity.
The memory of that fateful day would forever be etched in the nation’s collective consciousness, a stark reminder of the darkness that can lurk within society. But it also became an opportunity for resilience. Incoming President Joseph Boakai led a team of officials of the party to visit the injured in hospitals.
Liberian Police are investigating the attack.