One Pupil Dead, Scores Injured After Fire Guts Good Times Infant School

One Pupil Dead, Scores Injured After Fire Guts Good Times Infant School

By Ivan Mwine

At least one pupil has been confirmed dead and  several  others injured after fire gutted Good Times Infant School in Kawaala, Kawempe Division, on Monday night.

According to eyewitness, the fire that also destroyed property worth hundreds of millions of shillings, burnt down the P.6 and P.7 dormitories.

Lord Mayor Elias Lukwago visited the scene together with the Police

It is said that during the fracas one pupil was trampled to death by other pupils as they scampered for their dear lives.

It is not yet clear what caused the fire but on Tuesday morning the police fire brigade visited the scene together the Kampala Lord Mayor Hajj Elias Lukwago, to investigate the matter and ascertain the extent of the damage caused by the fire.

Property worth millions of shillings was destroyed by the fire

 However, several parents who had flocked the school on Tuesday morning to check upon their children were blocked from accessing the premises for fear that they would tamper with the scene and jeopardise the investigation.

Zacchy Mberaze Mawula, the Rubaga Division mayor, said the police will investigate the incident and later  issue a statement about  the same.

Watch this space for details.

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