Scores Dead After Fuel Tanker Explosion in Uganda

Twenty three people have been confirmed dead in Kyambura Trading Centre, Rubirizi District, following an explosion when a fuel truck crashed into two commuter taxis that were parked alongside the road.

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  • Uganda:  10 Die in Fuel Truck Explosion

    East African, 19 August 2019

    A fuel tanker that Sunday evening burst into flames in Kyambura trading centre, Rubirizi District, in western Uganda, has left at least 10 people dead and dozens unaccounted for. Read more »

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