3 Killed in Kabale Floods

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3 Killed in Kabale Floods

At least three people are believed to have died in the western district of Kabale over the weekend, when floods hit the county of Rubanda, following a heavy downpour.

Justus Kakwenza Owoyesiga the LCV councilor for Nyamweru Sub County identified two of the deceased as Geofrey Ndiga and Vincent Ndyaba, both residents of Rwabijongo village in Nyamweru Sub County.

He narrated that the deceased were on Thursday returning from Kyokyezo trading center at around 10pm, going to their respective homes after a heavy down pour when they were swept away and killed by the floods.

Henry Twimukye, the outgoing NRM party chairman for Bufundi Sub County also said that a 23 year old Justine Nyansi died at Kacerere village when the floods uprooted the house she was taking shelter in but her 8 year old sister survived.

Patrick Besigye Keihwa the Kabale LC5 chairman told Fabtechnoid that they have already written to the Office of the Prime Minister seeking relief for dozens of affected families.

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