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16 perish in Kampala-Gulu road accident

Man Jose Kayima

North Kyoga region police spokesperson, SP Patrick Jimmy Okema has confirmed that at least 16 people have died in accident along Kampala-Gulu highway.

A bus ram into stationary trailer at Adebe trading center along Kampala-Gulu highway on Friday morning.

The accident claimed at least 16 people and 21 others injured.

“It’s alleged that a bus registration number UAT 259P which belongs to Roblyn bus company was traveling from Kampala to Gulu ramped into a stationary trailer at around midnight of January 6, 2023 along Kampala-Gulu highway. The trailer was allegedly loading at Adebe trading center just one kilometer to corner Kamdini check point,” North Kyoga region police spokesperson, Okema said as quoted by Daily Monitor.

12 people died on the spot while four others died at Atapara Hospital where they had been rushed for treatment.

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