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ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT ALONG JUBA-NIMULE ROAD 29-09.14

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THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA              Ministry of Foreign Affairs
P. O. Box 7048,
          KAMPALA,
UGANDA.

PRESS RELEASE

A fatal traffic accident occurred this morning at around 07.00hrs along Juba-Nimule road involving Uganda registered vehicles namely: Bakulu coach registration No. UAS073P and trailer No. UAD304E/UAB 330Y (front $ rear respectively) at the bridge near Nisitu about 25 KM on Juba-Nimule Road.  The Bakulu coach was heading to the boarder (Nimule) while the trailer was heading to Juba.

The confirmed deaths are so far twenty six (26) people and the remains have been taken to Juba Teaching Hospital Morgue.  An identification exercise of the deceased to establish their nationalities is under way, so far ten (10) Ugandans have been identified.

Meanwhile thirteen (13) people, most of them Ugandans are in critical condition and are being attended to in the UPDF field Hospital at Nisitu.

Every effort is being made to contact the families.

For any inquiries, please contact Uganda’s Mission in Juba on number  
+211 922 777111

Ministry of Foreign Affairs
KAMPALA

29 September 2014