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Lake Victoria death toll reaches 33


Lake Victoria death toll reaches 33

The Cruise boat inset are some of the revelers

The Cruise boat (inset) are some of the revelers

The death toll of the Lake Victoria tragedy which happened on the evening of 24th November 2018 has now reached 33. The plan of the rescue team is now to remove the wreckage so that they are in position to remove all bodies believed to be trapped under the wreckage.

It is believed that many bodies are still trapped underneath the wreckage seeing that there were over 100 people on the ill-fated boat.

Meanwhile, the Uganda Journalist Association UJA has joined the public to condole with the bereaved families for the loss of their dear ones in the disaster which occurred on the evening of 24th November.

In a statement released today,  the Association thanked the volunteers and security agencies  for their tireless efforts to rescue victims and retrieve the bodies and also wished the survivors a quick recovery and the souls of the deceased to rest in eternal peace.



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