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Five Die in Tragic Accident along Kampala-Gulu Road

5 people have died Friday afternoon in a nasty accident that involved two vehicles at Wakisaanyi village in Kiryandongo district along Kampala-Gulu road.

The incident, which according to traffic police occurred at 12:50pm left one other person injured.

Police said the incident happened when a bus registration number UAQ 045Q belonging to HMK Company that was traveling from Kampala to Gulu collided headed on with a Prado (UAY727Q) heading to Kampala.

The prado, on trying to overtake three motor vehicles in a row, collided head on with the bus.

All the dead were in the prado, said police.

They have been identified as Robert Ssuubi Irumba from Kireka C in Wakiso district, Moses Mukwaya of Njeru Trading Centre in Buyikwe district and  a corporal in police called Ronald Twebembeire.

Police is yet to idenfify the rest.

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The injured was taken to Kiryadongo hospital and the deceased are in the hospital mortuary.

The bus went off road and fell on its left side, said police, adding: No injuries registered among the passengers in the bus.

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