Truck Explosion in Uganda Kills 17 People

  • As per recent news updates, around 17 people are reported to be dead in a truck carrying fuel on Sunday, August 25, 2019. The police of Western Uganda later confirmed that the explosion took place near a small trading center. Moreover, this accident occurred when a truck lost its control and crashed into three vehicles, which after sometime burst into flames. Furthermore, some parked vehicles also exploded in the blaze in the Rubirizi district of Uganda. Meanwhile, 9 dead bodies were recovered from the site and around 8 more people on Monday, August 26, 2019 died due to major injuries in hospital. Not only this, a gush of liquid fire also burnt 25 shops nearby as stated by the news agencies.

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