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GRAPHIC: Two burnt to ashes in house fire

Police in Kampala has started investigations into the fire which burnt a house in Kabojja zone in Kyengera Wakiso district and left two people burnt into ashes.

Luke Owoyesigire the police spokesperson for Kampala Metropolitan confirmed the incident and identified the deceased as Kyambadde Tonny and one Mathias a technician.

Owoyesigire says that residents called police in at around 5:00am after seeing the room where the two were staying on fire. He added that police came and put off the fire but could not rescue the deceased.

“It was too late for police to rescue the lives of the deceased but police prevented other properties in the neighborhood from getting burnt,” he said adding that the two bodies were taken to Mulago hospital for postmortem as investigations continue.

The police spokesperson said that the preliminary investigations so far show that cause of the burning could have resulted from short circuit.


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