Mourners Die In Horrible Accident As They Head For Burial

Mourners Die In Horrible Accident As They Head For Burial

By Ivan Mwine

At least two people are confirmed to have died today and several others injured after a vehicle they are traveling on going for a burial lost control and rammed into trees.

The nasty accident occurred in Nansese village, in Mityana District after tipper truck registration number UBF 643K that was ferrying mourners and a corpse to the family ancestral home got involved in the terrible accident.
Traffic Police with the mourners trying to identify the victims behind them is the body and shattered coffin

Eyewitnesses reveal that the accident victims, both relatives, were heading to their ancestral home for the burial of one of their brothers when the terrible incident occurred.

When the vehicle lost control and rammed into a eucalyptus forest, many of the mourners who were aboard dropped off together with the coffin that was shattered into pieces, leaving the corpse that was being taken for burial lying on the grass.

Some of the mourners who survived the accident

By the time of filing this story the traffic police had reached the scene and were doing everything possible to identify the victims as investigations into the matter continue.

Details about this tragedy coming your way in our subsequent reports.

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