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Mbale hospital overwhelmed after Bukedea bus accident

Mbale, Uganda | THE INDEPENDNT | A total of 40 injured casualties of the Tuesday night accident in Bukedea district are undergoing treatment at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital. The head-on- collision involving two buses, a Wanagon Isuzu Coach UAR 293M and Gateway Nissan UAH 781Z happened around 10:00pm near Opiko …

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Relatives storm Mulago after Nile Avenue taxi crash

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The mood at Mulago’s causality ward was still tense by mid-morning on Saturday as relatives checked on the victims of Friday’s Nile Avenue taxi crash. The crash involving a taxi UAW 987Y along Nile avenue claimed two lives on spot and injured 10 others. Security …

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Five inmates dead, several injured in Luwero accident

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least five inmates from Butuntumula prison have died on the spot and several others escaped with injuries together with their warders in an accident along the Kampala-Gulu highway. The deceased inmates are Elia Kizito, Mutwalibu Lugoolobi, Innocent Gumisirize, Umar Sentamu, and Ronald Nsubuga. The …

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Medical fraternity mourns doctor killed in Nakawa boda accident

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The medical fraternity in Kampala is mourning the death Dr Emmeline Bagonza, a specialist in primary care, preventive medicine and community medicine. Dr, Bagonza died in a road accident on Friday evening. At the time of her death, the renowned physician was attached …

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Two NUP members die in Kumi accident

Kumi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two members of the National Unity Platform- NUP Media crew have died in an accident along Kumi- Pallisa- Tirinyi road on Saturday. The crew was traveling to Omoro district for the campaign trail ahead of the Omoro County by- election. Those feared dead are …

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Link bus accident blamed on human error, suspension lifted

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A probe report into the Link bus accident that killed 22 people has ruled that the cause of the accident was human error. The accident occurred at Sebitoli along the Fort Portal-Kampala highway in Busoro sub county. Following the crash, a joint team comprising Ministry of …

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Kasese ambulance catches fire, killing 2 passengers

  Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An ambulance belonging to Bwera General Hospital in Kasese has burst into flames at Yerya in Kibito Sub County along Fort Portal-Kasese road in Bunayangabu district. Two occupants of the ambulance are said to have died on the spot while two others sustained …

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Hundreds flock Fort Portal mortuary to identify accident victims

Fort Portal, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A somber mood engulfed Fort Portal regional referral hospital as relatives of the victims of the Fort Portal Kyenjojo Highway Link bus accident gathered at the mortuary to identify their bodies, following the Wednesday morning accident. At least 20 people had been confirmed by …

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