35 feared dead in Gaaga bus accident


Scores of travellers are feared dead after a Gaagaa bus was involved in an accident at Coopelwor in Kiryandongo district along the Gulu Kampala highway.

Gaaga bus passenger record book from Lira obtained by IntelPost.

The bus registration number UAK 526L that reportedly left Lira district at 5pm for Kampala reportedly collided with a Lorry truck carrying beer and also hit a tractor.

An eye witness says 35 passengers could be dead wild over 10 have been rushed to Kiryandongo hospital.

“Several lifeless bodies are seen all over the accident scene while many people are still feared trapped on the bus and Lorry”.

The source also adds that the number of the dead could be more and less than 8 survivors.

The bus driver Majid Kintu has been confirmed dead by the bus management.

More details of this sad incidence is yet to come as IntelPost could not reach the Police by press time.