Amuriat halts campaign as car crash kills 2, injures 15
One of the vehicles on Patrick Amuriat’s campaign trail has crashed killing two people and injuring 15 others.
The incident happened Tuesday afternoon in Nebbi district after the Parombo rally involving a Canter vehicle that was on the Presidential Campaign trail of Hon. Eng. Patrick Oboi Amuriat (POA).
Two fatalities have been recorded and 15 people injured.
The deceased include Ms. Zulaika Yasin, 25, a resident of Nebbi Municipality, and Ms. Hellen Picho, an incumbent Nebbi Municipality councilor that was aspiring to retain the same seat.
Efforts are continuing to be made for the injured to access medical attention.
While Patrick Oboi Amuriat is not injured, he has suffered deep shock.
The POA team has therefore decided to take a break from the campaign trail to attend to the aftermath of this very sad accident and to take time to recover from the shock.
“Heartfelt condolences to the families of the bereaved,” the team said in a condolence message.
“May God grant the deceased mercy and a peaceful rest, strengthen the bereaved families and heal the injured.”