3 Killed In Mbarara Church Collapse

Mbarara District Police Commander, Jaffer Magyenzi says the three women were killed after the church collapsed during a heavy rain.
Three people have been killed after a church building collapsed on them.

Eye witnesses say the victims, all women, were meeting the pastor at the Holy Spirit Fire church in Bubaare sub-county, Mbarara district.

Mbarara District Police Commander, Jaffer Magyenzi identified the deceased as Annet Mwesigwa, Jane Kyofuna and Edurayi Kyomuhendo, all residents of Bubaare trading centre.

Magyezi says the bodies of the deceased have been taken to Mbarara regional referral hospital mortuary for a postmortem.

Police has also mounted a search for the church pastor, Godson Kaijuka to answer why he continued operating in a condemned structure.

One of the survivors, Annet Atuhaire says they had just completed a meeting of five women with their pastor when the building collapsed.