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Gateway Bus Overturns in Rukiga

Over 30 passengers on Sunday afternoon survived an accident when the bus they were travelling in along Ntungamo -Kabale road failed to negotiate a corner and overturned.

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman says the accident happened at Kafuka in Muhanga town council Rukiga district, and involved a Kabale-bound Gateway Bus registration number UBE 977S.

The bus, he says, slid off the road after failing to negotiate a sharp corner and fell on its side.

Maate says that the accident happened at around 1.30pm on Sunday.

Luckily, no serious injuries were reported. Those with minor injuries were taken local health facilities for treatment.

The bus was towed to Muhanga police station.

“The number of the injured was not yet established because some were rushed to unknown hospitals,” Maate said.

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