3 students killed, 18 injured as truck rams into school in Gomba

Gomba- Three students died and eighteen others got injured after a Sino truck rammed into Kasaka Senior Secondary school in Gomba district on Tuesday afternoon.

It’s alleged that on Tuesday at around 3:30 pm, the driver of the Sino truck registration number UBL 790J lost control and rammed into the school fence, proceeded through to the school computer Lab that was occupied by students, killing three on spot and injuring another eighteen.

Faridah Nampiima the traffic police spokesperson identifies the deceased as Evelyn Namagembe a student of form five, Bosco Mawanda of form two and Hilda Asege of form four.

“We have arrested the truck driver, one Wanume Abudala, a 26 year old. More details to be shared in due course,” said Nampiima in a statement on Tuesday evening.

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