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Six Confirmed Dead After Truck Overturns In Yumbe

Bethel | 95timefm


Six people have been confirmed dead after a Fuso truck that was carrying charcoal with 10 people on board overturned in Kululu Sub County, Yumbe District yesterday.

According to the Kululu Sub County chairperson, Mr Hassan Maliamungu, the driver lost control after one of the tyres was shot by police that were trying to stop him.

Mr Ignatius Dragudu, the Acting North West Nile regional police spokesperson confirmed the incident saying it was unfortunate that six lives were lost adding that the injured people are currently receiving medical treatment at Yumbe Regional Referral Hospital, and the deceased are at the hospital mortuary for postmortem.

He cautioned drivers against refusing to stop when directed by police or any other authorities to do so.