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Africa News of Wednesday, 5 April 2023

Source: www.bbc.com

Chinese detained in Uganda after fatal road crash

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Police in central Uganda have detained a Chinese national over a Tuesday morning road crash that killed three two school children and left three others injured.

In a statement, police said Zhao Haizhanga allegedly knocked the pupils at Kamusenene village along Lubaali- Bukuya road in Kassanda district, as he attempted to overtake a truck loaded with logs.

"He killed two instantly and injured the other three yet to be identified," the police statement said.

The two bodies were taken to a local mortuary awaiting post-mortem.

Mr Haizhanga was detained by police as investigation on the incident continues.