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Kapchorwa Accident: 19 Confirmed Dead

19 people have been confirmed dead in an accident at Towei in Sipi Town Council, Kapchorwa district.

The occupants; staff members of National League of USA, an NGO based in Kiryandongo and Masindi were traveling in a bus registration number UG 2833E belonging Kiryandongo Technical Institute at 4pm when the bus overturned several times, killing 19 on the spot.

Sipi Regional Police spokesperson, Rogers Taitika says the victims were returning from a three-day visit at Sipi.

Six survivors have been rushed to Mbale and Kapchorwa hospitals for treatment while bodies, yet to be identified have been taken to the mortuary.

The cause of accident is yet to be established.

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