2 drown on Lake Albert

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Uganda Police divers and local fishermen, on a boat, search for victims

Two people are reported to have drowned after their fishing boat capsized on Lake Albert.

The incident happened in Kigorobya Sub County, Hoima district.

The victims were fishermen and residents of Runga landing site in Kibiro parish.

According to locals, the two drowned when a strong wind hit their boat and forcing it to capsize. The third fisherman survived and was rescued by other fishing boats.

The search of the bodies of the deceased is still ongoing.

Melbet

At the time of filing this story, the search for their bodies was going on by fishermen attached to Runga landing site.

This comes barely three months after pupils of Katalemwa primary school in Bwikara Sub County Kagadi District drowned on the same lake.

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