Two children were killed on Tuesday evening in Kibaale district after fire broke out in an abandoned house where they were playing.
The incident occurred at around 5pm in Rwebuba village in Kakindo sub county of Kibaale district.

Simon Mucunguzi, the father to the deceased identifies them as 7-year- old Phiona Akansasira and her 1-year-old brother Fred Namara.

He three other children escaped unhurt and man an alarm, which attracted residents but it was too late to save his children. Mucunguzi explains that he abandoned house belongs to his neighbor Jackson Byamukama.

He told our reporter last evening that they were yet to establish the source of the fire. Gerald Kafeero, the officer in charge crime detection and investigation at Rusorera police post says investigations are ongoing to establish what could have happened.

By the time of compiling this story, the bodies of the deceased children were still laying at the scene awaiting post mortem.

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