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19 People Confirmed Dead in Kapchorwa Accident

At least 19 people have been confirmed dead in an accident at Towei in Sipi Town Council, Kapchorwa district.

The dead were staff of National League of USA, an NGO based in Kiryandongo and Masindi who Were traveling in a bus registration number UG 2833E belonging Kiryandongo Technical Institute .

Emilian Kayima says the bus overturned several times, killing 19 on the spot.

Sipi Regional Police spokesperson, Rogers Taitika says the victims were returning from a three-day visit at Sipi.

Taitika adds that 6 survivors have been rushed to Mbale and Kapchorwa hospitals for treatment while bodies were yet to be identified have been taken to the mortuary.

He says the cause of accident is yet to be established.

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