Three people are reported dead in an accident involving a speeding bus and a motorcycle in Lira district.
According to David Ongom Mudong, the Regional Police Spokesman, the two school children and a boda boda rider who was transporting were crushed by a bus at Angweta-angwet along Lira-Soroti highway.
Another child was also injured in the Monday afternoon incident and admitted at Lira Regional Referral Hospital.
The dead kids are; Cissy Akello, a P.4 pupil at Rima Primary School and her brother Denis Odoch, a S.2 student of Buluge Comprehensive Secondary School while the motorcyclist remains unidentified.
The injured is a three-and-half year old pupil at Rima Nursery School. The child is currently hospitalised at Lira Regional Referral Hospital.
Mudong said the bus registration number UAU 420 V belongs to Rock Transporters Company. It was travelling from Busia to Gulu.