Another river floods in Kasese

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River lhubiriha bursts it's banks again, causing heavy flooding. Photo; Uganda Red Cross Society

River lhubiriha in Kasese district in western Uganda has burst it’s banks, causing heavy flooding. At least eight people confirmed dead and hundreds displaced in Kasese district.

Kabugho Bwangirini, 80, Agnes Matsika, 23, Felistus Kabugho, 17, Rorontina Masika, 45, Yubu Mutsombo, 55, Kayakers Mbusa, 16, Bwambale Kilema, 81, and  Lothorach Lokwang, a UPDF soldier attached to Mountain battalion in Bwera were swept away by the floods after river Lhubiriha in Bwera and river Kabira in Kiyondo sub-county burst their banks following a Thursday morning downpour.

One person identified as Monday Fanahasi Kabaliko, 35, from Kitholhu sub-county was rescued and is now admitted at Kanyatsi health centre.

Uganda Red Cross society tweeted on Thursday that a number of people living nearby are feared dead / missing.

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