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Three Perish in Kyotera Road Accident

Andrew Mutyaba, one of the eyewitnesses told URN that the vehicle veered off the road and landed in the swamp, killing all three people on board. The deceased persons have been identified as John Paul Kasawuli a teacher at Kiweewa foundation primary school Kyotera, Katumba Muhammad the truck driver, and Kavuma Elias.
Residents looking at the trcuk that sprang into the swamp before it was removed
Three people have lost their lives in an accident that occurred this morning at Ninzi Swamp along the Masaka-Kyotera Highway. The accident involved a canter registration number UBD 074M which was loaded with bags of rice destined to Masaka from Mutukula.  

Andrew Mutyaba, one of the eyewitnesses told URN that the vehicle veered off the road and landed in the swamp, killing all three people on board. The deceased persons have been identified as John Paul Kasawuli a teacher at Kiweewa foundation primary school Kyotera, Katumba Muhammad the truck driver, and Kavuma Elias.  

The Southern Regional Police Spokesperson Paul Kangave says that police has information that the truck that was involved in the accident was carrying at least 400 bags of rice. However, only 100 of them have been retrieved so far. Reports indicate that most of the rice was taken by people who rushed to the scene after the accident.  

Kangave says that the vehicle has been towed to Kalisizo Police Station while the bodies of the three victims have been taken to Kalisizo Hospital for postmortem.  

Kyotera District Traffic Police Commander Norman Muhanguzi cautioned people against attacking and stealing properties of accident victims.

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