By Muhamad Matovu
Several people are feared dead following a bus accident along Kasese-Bwera road in Kassese district.
The accident happened after a bus belonging to Link Bus Services overturned at Kikorongo junction on Thursday morning.
the over speeding Bus Reg No: UAK 881C failed to negotiate a sharp corner overturned killing 17 on the spot and injuring several. 27 people were injured and are admitted at Kaganda and Kilembe hospitals.
Uganda police spokesperson Emilian Kayima confirmed the accident “Yes we have just received the information. We will give you details soon”
Eyewitnesses say at least 17 bodies were pulled from the wreckage by rescuers. The Bwera Division Police commander, Patrick Byaruhanga said that they are still verifying the causalities