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14 more bodies retrieved from Lake Albert after boat accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fourteen more bodies of the Lake Albert boat accident victims in Buliisa district have been recovered by the marine police with the help of local fishermen. This brings to 22, the number of bodies recovered from the lake following the Tuesday night boat accident. The …

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30 feared dead after Lake Albert boat accident

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Thirty people are to be feared dead following a boat accident on Lake Albert. The deceased persons are businessmen from Runga landing site in Hoima district who were heading to Panyimur fish market in Pakwach district. The businessmen are said to have drowned at around …

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River Nile boat accident death toll increases to 4

Pakwach, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The death toll in the River Nile boat accident in Pakwach district has risen to four. Three more bodies were retrieved by fishermen from Ajingi landing site on Wednesday afternoon. The dead are Ofoy Jakuma from Erusi sub county, Rwothmio from Erusi and Gloria …

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Eight bodies retrieved from Lake Albert

Hoima, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The bodies of eight people who drowned in Lake Albert when their boat capsized on Monday have been recovered. The eight were returning to Hoima district together with several others from a funeral in Mukambu Mahagi zone in Bunia district in the Democratic Republic …

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16 feared dead in Lake Albert boat accident

Wakiso, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Sixteen people are feared dead after a boat capsized on Lake Albert on Monday morning. The boat carrying over 20 people, residents of Mbegu landing site in Buseruka sub country in Hoima district reportedly capsized at around 3 am. The occupants of the boat …

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