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Three Drown in Pader

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Spokesperson, says Akello met her death while washing clothes in the pool on Sunday while the minors had gone to swim.
Three people have drowned in Pader district. The victims include Jimmy Okello and Ivan Kidega, both aged 8 and 32-year-old Rosalba Akello.

The minors died in a dam in Dam Central Village in Atoo Parish in Lapul Sub County while Akello met her death in a pool of water in Akwalang Village in Lunengo Parish in Pader Town Council. 

Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa River Spokesperson, says Akello met her death while washing clothes in the pool on Sunday while the minors had gone to swim.

According to Okema, Akello is suspected to have suffered an epileptic attack while at the stream. He says the victims have been buried after postmortem at Pajule Health center IV. 

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