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.
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.
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.