By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Rukungiri district are investigating circumstances under which a sand mine collapsed on a 14-year-old boy killing him instantly.
The deceased Elijah Ankunda is a son to Ruth Ninsima a resident of Rugando cell, in Nyabiteete parish, Bugangari Sub County in Rukungiri district.
The incident happened on Wednesday evening as the deceased was mining sand with colleagues from the same village.
Tibijuka Kelementi the area Village Chairperson said that this is the first incident of this kind in the area.
He called for vigilance from sand miners as the rains set in.
A team of officers from Rukungiri central police station led by Detective ASP. Nansuna Harriet visited the scene, retrieved the body to Rwakabengo Health Center (III) mortuary for post mortem