By Innocent Atuganyira
Man in Buliisa district yesterday drowned in Lake Albert while collecting sea shells.
The incident happened in Katala landing site yesterday afternoon at around 1; 00pm when the deceased had gone with his fellow friends to collect sea shells at Kafedero sea shell collecting project.
The deceased identified as Collin Businge is a resident of Kityanga cell Buliisa town council Buliisa district.
Christopher Muhumuza a friend attributed the incident to alcohol since the deceased was drunk by the time they went down to scoop the shells.
“We had gone to get him to go back home but refused,” he said
Muhumuza said that when the deceased went down into the water he didn`t come back at the expected time which indicated that he had a problem down there.
Milton Kapampa one of those who were in the boat followed him down for rescue and brought him up as he was already compressed.
Muhumuza died after he was rushed to Buliisa Health Center IV awaiting to be referred.
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