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Truck fails to break, kills woman on Kiira Road

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A yet to be identified woman died Saturday morning in accident involving a truck that failed to break on Kiira road stretch near Total Petrol station. The woman was on the boda boda but reportedly jumped off in panic as the truck started to hoot frantically.  …

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Eight dead in weekend Kamuli road accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Eight people have been killed and nine injured in an accident along the Jinja-Kamuli highway. The accident which occurred on Sunday involved a commuter taxi registration number, UAZ 861J from Jinja district that lost control after a tyre burst, knocking a motorcycle carrying two …

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Bugiri accident leaves four dead

Bugiri, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Four people have been killed in an accident in Bugiri District. The accident occurred on Sunday at 5:30 am at Nakawa located in Busowa town along the Iganga-Tororo Highway. According to an eye witness Besweri Kawanguzi, the accident involved a Modern Coast Bus with …

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VIDEO: Dozens injured in Kira Road accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Dozens were injured after a truck rammed into taxis, a bus and boda bodas at the Kira Road Police traffic lights this evening. Unconfirmed reports said one person died at accident spot despite a massive rescue effort by bystanders and the Red Cross. CCTV footage …

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Roads deadlier than guns in Libya

Tripoli, Libya | AFP | Roads in conflict-riddled Libya, where petrol is cheaper than mineral water, rank among the deadliest in the world. Disregard for traffic rules, a dilapidated infrastructure and cars that fail to meet safety standards combine to make road accidents in Libya more lethal than incidents involving …

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