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3 Confirmed Dead As Floods Cut Off Mbale City

At least three people have been confirmed dead and several others are missing after floods cut off Mbale city.

The rains that started on Saturday at 8:00pm till about 7:00am on Sunday Morning. The areas affected areas include; Namabasa, Busajabwankuba, Busamaga, Nkoma, Milo taano among others.

Ahamada Waashaki, the Mbale City Resident Commissioner confirmed to Uganda Radio Network (URN) that three people drowned in River Namatala and Nashibiso. He added that there are fears that several other people have died especially boda boda riders and drivers of small vehicles.

Three rivers plunged into river Namatala where some of the victims died.

URN

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