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Three fuel trucks crash in Kakira
Publish Date: Apr 26, 2014
Three fuel trucks crash in Kakira
One of the three fuel trucks that overturned. PHOTO COURTESY OF UBC
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By Vision reporter
Three fuel trucks were involved in an accident Friday at Kakira. All three overturned, with two of them leaking fuel.
 
Police fire brigade battled people who stormed the scene to siphon fuel.  
 
Jinja traffic police officer Edson Turyamwomwe said two drivers were seriously injured and were rushed to Jinja hospital. Other reports indicated one person had been killed.
 
Mothers with babies on the back, men and kids were at the scene fighting for the sudden bonanza.
 
 
 
The accident scene. PHOTOS COURTESY OF @ubctvuganda 
 
 
Locals siphon fuel at the Kakira accident scene. PHOTOS BY LYDIA MIREMBE

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