So far, 15 dead bodies have been recovered in Kasese following heavy rain that caused a landslide in Kasika village in Rukoki Subcounty.
According to the Uganda Red Cross Society spokesperson, Irene Nakasiita, seven bodies were recovered this morning while six other injured people were rushed to St. Paul’s Hospital in Kasese Municipality. She disclosed that the majority of the dead were mothers and children.
Nakasiita further revealed that 18 other people are reportedly still missing.
“Response action teams continue to offer rescue services together with the local authorities and community responders,” she said.