25 COVID-19 PATIENTS SURVIVE AFTER BUS CATCHES FIRE IN UGANDA

By Goodluck Musinguzi

Witnesses on the Gulu-Kampala highway are surprised that 25 people aboard a parliamentary bus have survived after seeing it burst in flames.

Patrick said the event was like a movie, happened so fast confusing him to believe what was happening. The bus burnt to ashes and its frame is still on the road.

Emmanuel Ainebyoona, Senior Public Relations Officer Ministry of Health thanked God that no injuries were. But it is very sad that the entire bus has been razed down by fire. The incident happened about 25km from Gulu

Ainebyoona said the parliamentary bus was transporting COVID-19 patients before catching fire. The Ministry of Health is working with the police to ensure the 25 patients reach their final destination.

“We have taken note of an unfortunate incident where a Parliament Bus transporting COVID-19 patients from Gulu was gutted by fire. All the passengers onboard have been rescued”, said Ainebyoona.

Two hours ago after collecting 25 Covid 19 patients from kitgum a bus left for kampala. At exactly 4:03 pm this evening A parliamentary bus Reg No UG 0391 H which was carrying 25 COVID-19 patients from Kitgum to Kampala caught fire at Koro along Gulu-kampala highway

The Police are investigating the cause of fire that gutted a Parliamentary bus that was transporting 25 Coronavirus patients.

About Goodluck Musinguzi

Born on 12th March 1979 in Kabale district, South Western Uganda near the Rwanda and Eastern Congo Borders. Started Journalism around 1999, the Kibwetere inferno was a turn around. Entatsi newspaper and Monitor FM were interested in my stories. I covered extensively the Amama Mbabazi-Garuga Musinguzi Parliamentary elections extensively for Monitor Newspaper,Monitor FM, Voice of Kigezi and Entatsi Newspaper. Later I worked with Uganda Radio Network. Newvision gave me opportunity to cover War in Eastern Congo. Did investigation stories. Am now the Chief Executive Officer Kigezi News Agency Limited, we publish for a number of websites in Uganda.

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