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River Nile Accident: 4 Feared Dead as Boat is Sucked into Kiira Power Station Spillways

22:30: Eskom which runs Kiira Power Station has released a statement on the River Nile boat accident.

Eskom has since released a statement on the incident

22:00: At least four people are feared dead after their boat capsized in River Nile, Chimp Corps report.

A tourist family of four and a guide using a speed boat and a wooden engine boat headed towards the Kiira Power Station intake in Jinja, Eastern Uganda, were reportedly sucked through the spillways.

It is said one boy was rescued while the search for the others was still on by the UPDF marine as of Sunday night.

The police have rushed to the site to commence investigations into the incident.

Preliminary information indicates the boats‘ engine failed yet the operators did not have pedaling equipment.

The tour guide is said to have jumped out as the boat was uncontrollable and managed to swim to safety.

More Details of this story will be posted later tonite

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