- November 9, 2021
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Police speak out on Gateway bus explosion in Mpigi
According to ASP Nampiima Faridah. the Public Relations Officer for traffic, a Gateway bus, registration number, UAU 926U, that was travelling from Kampala to Kabale, had a malfunction at Kampiringisa, along the Kampala-Masaka highway, that caused a fire from the rear wheels.
Nampiima further noted that the driver had been earlier warned about smoke from the rear but pulled over after the fire had spread she however said all passengers are safe.
”All the 37 passengers on board are safe and managed to exit the bus before it was entirely engulfed by the fire.The actual cause of the malfunction will be communicated later” she said in a statement.