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The accident scene at Rukiga where two buses collided.

Six Perish in Rukiga accident after two buses collide

Six people have been confirmed dead while thirty others are nursing injuries following an accident that happened this Friday morning at Satellite Hotel, 2km from Muhanga trading Centre along Rukiga-Kabale-Ntungamo high way.

Elly Maate, the Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson told our reporter that the accident was a head-on collision involving two buses; one from Rwanda REG No. 798B of Volcano RAD CO while the other belongs to a Kenyan bus company, Oxygen REG No. KCU 054L.

Maate, added that the drivers of the two buses are among the victims.

An eye witnesses told our reporter that the victims have been evacuated to Lotom Health center in Muhanga town council by ambulances and police patrol cars and there is fear that the death toll may rise.

Maate intimated to our reporter that preliminary investigations indicate that the cause of the accident was too much fog whereby the drivers couldn’t easily see what was ahead of them.

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