Rwanda bus burns in Uganda

Trinity bus [New Vision photos]

A bus from Rwanda Tuesday caught fire in Mpigi district on its way to the capital Kampala.

Over 60 passengers escaped death when Trinity Bus company, reg no 644G caught fire at a checkpoint on Masaka- Kampala highway.

The management of Trinity Bus Company are looking into the circumstances in which one of their buses was gutted by fire on its way from Kigali.

In an interview with The New Times, Dodo Twahirwa the Managing Director of Trinity Bus Company said that the incident happened in Buwama, in Mpigi District near Kampala.

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“The driver had parked the bus and gone out to respond to a traffic check in Buwama. Coming back into the vehicle, he realised it was so hot and he told the passengers to immediately disembark,” Twahirwa said.

According to Twahirwa, no passenger was hurt.

However, the bus was completely burnt. He said he does not know yet what caused the accident.

“The bus was new and in good condition, at least mechanically. It had no problem,” he said.



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