By Ronaldo Kalangi
19 people have been confirmed dead in an accident at Sipi falls, Sipi Town Council, Kapchorwa district when a bus they were traveling in over turned.
The occupants of the bus were staff of National League of USA, an NGO based in Kiryandongo and Masindi who were traveling in a bus registration number UG 2833E belonging to Kiryandongo Technical Institute.
The tragic incident happened at around 4pm. The bus overturned several times, killing 19 on the spot.
Sipi Regional Police spokesperson, Rogers Taitika confirmed the incident and said the victims were returning from a three-day visit at Sipi.
Six survivors were rushed to Mbale and Kapchorwa Hospitals for treatment while bodies yet to be identified were rushed to the mortuary.
The cause of the accident was yet to be established by the time we went to press.