Another 25 people feared dead in Lake Victoria boat accident


KALANGALA– About 25 people are feared to have died in Thursday morning boat accident on lake Victoria.

News obtained by this reporter from local leaders at Kasenyi landing site indicates a huge boat loaded with many people has capsized on Lake Victoria.

According to the leaders, the fully loaded boat was heading to Kisaba from Kasenyi landing site all in lake Victoria.

Leaders said the boat was overloaded with many passengers and other luggage like timber, bags of cement, fish, foodstuffs, and pieces of iron sheets beyond its recommended capacity, which might have caused the accident.

Eye witnesses say that the boat’s engine abruptly went off forcing it to capsize with it’s crew and laguage.

The development comes just hours after another 26 perished yesterday in several road accidents across the country.

This is a developing story with more details to follow