ONE CONFIRMED DEAD, SEVERAL INJURED AFTER CHURCH COLLAPSES IN KIKUUBE
By Innocent Atuganyira
One person has been confirmed dead while several others are nursing injuries after a church collapsed on them during Sunday service.
The incident happened on Sunday during the church services in Maratatu C village Kyangwali refugee Camp, Kyangwali sub county Kikuube district.
The deceased has been only identified as Semerita 63 years, a borne of Democratic Republic of Congo.
According to sources, over 120 people had gathered for prayers at around 9am when the accident occurred.
Several of the believers are currently admitted at Kituuti health center 1V, Maratatu community hospital while others were referred to Hoima regional referral hospital.
Rev. Bombu Chivu and his assistant Baraka Muzungu who are admitted at Maratatu H/C explained that the church was built four years ago, and has been in good state.
“We kept monitoring, and maintaining the church even during lockdown,” Rev. Bombu explained.
However, contrary to the church Leadership statements, neighbors told www.mknewslink.com that the church has been in a sorry state following this rainy season.
By the time of this publication, village authorities, were still working hand in hand with other emergency response teams from medical teams to rescue more of the affected people.
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