Two NMS staff killed in road accident in Oyam

Two NMS staff killed in road accident in Oyam
Alex Muzoora (L) and Caroline Ainembabazi

Oyam, Uganda | URN | Two people travellling in a truck belonging to the National Medical Stores (NMS) were killed after it overturned at Iyanyi trading centre in Loro sub-county Oyam district, northern Uganda.

The deceased NMS staff include the truck’s driver Alex Muzoora and Caroline Ainembabazi, a clerk.

The truck, registration number, UBJ 625X overturned on Thursday 9, February 2023 when one of its front tyres burst, forcing it to swerve off the road.

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Robert Ekwaro, the area LC III chairperson said three NMS trucks enroute to deliver medical supplies to Lira, Alebtong and Otuke districts were moving in a convoy when the accident happened.