Gurkha COVID-19 testers cooked a homely meal

After many long days giving COVID-19 tests to lorry drivers to ease congestion and allow them across the channel, the Gurkha soldiers have been rewarded with a gift from fellow Gurkha units.

“The Gurkhas at these outstations have really appreciated this. At the moment, they are being accommodated nearby and sourcing their food from local shops.

Ordinarily back at their home barracks in Folkestone their canteen would serve Nepalese cuisine on a daily basis, so this has really been well received and goes a long way to keeping their spirits up.”

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