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19 killed in Kapchorwa bus accident

Nineteen people have been confirmed dead in an accident that occurred today afternoon at Towei hill in Sipi town council, Kapchorwa district.

The accident occurred when a government-owned bus, registration number UG 2833E belonging to Kiryandongo Technical Institute, lost control and veered off the road at about 4.30pm along the Kapchorwa-Sironko road.

It overturned several times killing 19 people on spot. The occupants included staff of National League of USA, an NGO based in Kiryandongo and Masindi who were returning from a three-day tour of Sippi falls according to Sipi regional police spokesperson, Rogers Taitika.

Six survivors have been rushed to Mbale and Kapchorwa hospitals for treatment while bodies that are yet to be identified have been taken to the mortuary. The cause of accident is yet to be established.


0 #1 Akao 2018-12-19 04:13
These kind of accidents is becoming too much. This government really need to set some priorities and spend more time on fixing or at least paying attention to issues that affect human life.

Their eyes are only set on things that can bring them money right away. It's unbelievable that a president of a whole country spend time hosting celebrities and beauty contestants instead of focusing on issues that is affecting the country, on site note, tourists are not going to come to Uganda because a Ugandan won a miss world/Africa contest, whatever that is, or because Kanye West and Kim Khardasian were hosted in state house, you gotta build a good/safe/country in order for tourists to come Shame, shame shame!!! may those soul RIP
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