Jacqui Lambie breaks down in gut-wrenching interview about bouncy castle tragedy which killed five children in her hometown
Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has broken down in an emotional interview about the bouncy castle tragedy that claimed the lives of five children.
‘I’m a bit scared to get on the phone and make calls actually… I don’t know whose children they are. I don’t know whose grandchildren they are.
‘I think we’re still in shock. Like, you know, I’m sitting there doing a Zoom and I could see one child had gone, and then another… The numbers kept going up, ‘ she said.
Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has spoken out about the horror of the bouncy castle tragedy
‘It is the most awful thing before Christmas time. Honestly! It is just… I just… I think we’re all in shock. You don’t even want to know about it. It is just awful.’
Senator Lambie, who went to school in Devonport, also spoke out about the impact of the tragedy on the police officers who were at the scene.
‘Those police officers, you will probably find they are born and bred from there as well or from the local area,’ Lambie told the Today show.
‘It is like family. It’s just… It is just God-awful. I will be honest. It is just awful. I don’t even want to pick up the phone. I know it’s going to be somebody that we know, you know.’
‘We still don’t know how the other four children are going that are still in hospital. Is there going to be more? It is just, just horrific! A week before Christmas time