By Ivan Mwine
Business along the Mbale- Tororo Road has come to a standstill this afternoon after a fuel tanker exploded into flame along the road.
At least three people, who include the driver and turn-boy of the truck are feared to have died in the explosion that occurred near Bumbobi Primary School, at Mile 6 along the Mbale – Tororo Road.
Eyewitnesses say the driver of the tanker lost control and knocked a bod-boda rider before the truck overturned and immediately burst into flames.
Following explosion all the pupils were evacuated from the school after the administrators feared that the flames could spread to some of the nearby buildings.
By the time of filing this story fire fighters from Tororo Police station had been deployed to the scene to put out the raging flames as investigations into what could have caused to explosion continue.
Details about this story coming up inn our subsequent reports.