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6 confirmed dead, 7 injured in Ntungamo accident.

Police have confirmed death of six people and seven injured when a vehicle they were traveling on burst tyre along Ntungamo -Kabale highway.

 According to the Rwizi regional police spokesperson Samson Kasasira said the fatal accident occurred yesterday at around 6:30pm at Rubanga in Ntungamo district. 

 Police identified the vehicle as registration number UBB 820Z Toyota  a school van  belonging  to Glory boarding primary school Ntungamo which hit motor cycle registration number UER 363D Bajaji Boxer.

 A motorcycle operator was among and his passenger who died on spot.

 The deceased and injured persons were not yet identified by names by press time.

 Kasasira said the bodies of the deceased and the injured persons were taken to Rubaare Health Center IV pending postmortem and further management while damaged vehicles were taken to Rubaare police station pending inspection by the Inspector of vehicles.

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