Lake Victoria boating accident kills nine By ANDREW BAGALA | Wednesday, July 24 2013 at 19:37
Nine Ugandans have died in a boat accident on Lake Victoria, the Nile River's main reservoir.
According to police spokesperson Judith Nabakooba, the 16 passengers on board were travelling from Kabenyanje Landing Site to Kigungu Landing Site on Tuesday night.
The boat capsized near Bussi Landing Site.
Out of the 16 passengers who were on board, according to police, only one was wearing a life jacket.
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