Fire guts Mother Manjeri Primary school in Bweyogerere

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Fire gutted property worth millions at Mother Majeri Primary School in Kirinya, Bweyogerere. The unfortunate incident happened on Sunday evening around 8:00 p: m.
The fire which started from P.6 dormitory, later spread to Primary Four and Primary Five dormitory units. The fire broke out when the pupils were having their supper. The school’s administrator George Opio revealed that there no injuries, as the fire was quickly put down.

The unforgettable School fires
According to police records, Between April 7, 2008 and March 11, 2009, there were at least 95 fire incidents in schools all over the country, according to police statistics.

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In the months of January, February and March of 2009, at least seven schools and six markets were set on fire including: Kibibi Secondary School in Mpigi, Masaka Islamic School and Kakungulu Memorial School both in Masaka, Maracha Secondary School in Arua which was burnt twice, Kingsway School on Entebbe Road in Wakiso, Pariet Preparatory Mixed School in Kitintale- Kampala, and Kikonda Primary School in Kabwoya sub-county, Hoima which was burnt on March 13 2009.

On April 14, 2008 Budo Junior School dormitory was set ablaze and 19 children lost their lives. According to police, the fire was caused by arsonists.

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