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Breaking: 35 feared dead in deadly Kiryandongo bus accident

The wreck of Gaaga bus following the Kiryandongo tragic accident (PML PHOTO)

KIRYANDONGO: Thirty five people are feared dead and others are in critical condition after a bus, registration number UAK 562L, belonging to Gaaga Bus Company was involved in an accident this evening

According to Winston Katushabe, the secretary Uganda Transport Licensing Board, the bus, which was on its way to Kampala from Arua, collided head-on with a truck as it attempted to overtake a tractor.

The Gaaga bus driver lost control following a fog after a heavy downpour colliding head-on with a truck (PML PHOTO)

Mr Katushabe said the bus driver’s visibility was obstructed by a heavy downpour.

Police rescue teams and area residents are currently at the accident scenes trying to rescue the injured.

More details to follow….

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