MUKONO, Uganda | 30 dead in Ugandan boat accident, toll expected to rise

25Nov - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



MUKONO, Uganda — Ugandan diving teams are retrieving bodies from Lake Victoria where police say at least 30 people died in a boat accident near the capital, Kampala.

The boat overturned and sank at about 7 p.m. Saturday night, said senior police officer Zurah Ganyana. She said that 27 people were rescued overnight, lower than earlier reports. More than 90 passengers were on the boat, leading officials to believe that the death toll will rise.

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