At least 20 people are reported to have died in bus accident that happened in Kapchorwa district Tuesday evening.
The accident, according to reports, happened at Sipi Corner along Kapchorwa – Sironko road when a bus believed to be carrying students veered off the road and fell in a ditch.
Sipi Regional Police spokesperson, Rogers Taitika, told Daily Monitor that the bus overturned several times at about 6:20pm.
He said police are still retrieving bodies from the wreckage.
The bus registration number UG 2833/E belonging to Kiryandongo Technical Institute was coming from Sipi Falls and heading to Mbale.
It was carrying staff of National Cooperate Business-Link of USA, an NGO based in Kiryandongo, who were from a tour in Kapchorwa.