Kampala bound KKT Bus from Paidha catches fire, burns to ashes

Kampala bound KKT bus from Paidha that caught fire at Agung in Murchison Fall National Park on Friday 13, November 2020.

Nwoya, Uganda | URN | A Kampala bound coach belonging to KKT Bus Company from Paidha in Zombo district has caught fire and burnt to ashes.

The bus registration number UAM 360M burst in flames on Friday 13th afternoon near Agung trading center in Nwoya district reducing passenger’s property worth millions of Shillings to earth. 

A source quoting the Pakwach District Police Commander, Frank Muzoora says there were no casualties in the fire, whose cause is yet to be established. 

“It’s true the incident happened yesterday [Friday] at Agung within Murchison Falls National Park in Nwoya district,” said the source in Pakwach.

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The Bus was transporting passengers mainly Congolese from Paidha to Kampala. The passengers were safely evacuated from the bus.  

The management of KKT Bus Company in Paidha hasn’t yet commented on the incident as the known contacts of the managers were turned off.