Footballers, Fans Killed In Boat Capsize
At least eight members of a Ugandan football team and their fans died and 15 more are missing, after a boat, they were travelling in capsized on Lake Albert, police said Monday.
The boat was travelling between two fishing villages in the west of the country when it capsized, with police attributing the accident to overloading and bad weather.
“So far we have recovered eight bodies … up to 15 people are missing and a joint Marine unit is on the waters. But we expect no more survivors,” Ugandan area regional spokesman, Julius Allan Hakiza, told AFP.
A local official in Fofo, Baker Ogen, told AFP the toll was higher.
“Those who have died in this tragedy are 30 and all from my area,” said Ogen…….read more
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