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    BREAKING NEWS: Five injured in Dennery accident

    October 20, 2014 | Comments: 8
    Five persons were seriously injured in an accident this afternoon. An infant was one of the persons injured. Reports are that the accident occurred at about 4:00.p.m today in Dennery. St Lucia ...
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