Five people have been killed in a road accident in Kabarole district. The accident occurred this yesterday in Rwimi town council along the Fort Portal-Kasese road.
The Identities of the deceased were not readily established since they did not have any identification documents on them.
Steven Baguma, an eye witness and businessman in Rwimi town council says the five were killed when a commuter taxi region number UAL 770W in which they traveling in to Kasese overturned and fell in a trench.
Three people died on spot, while two others died on the way to Fort Portal referral hospital.
Baguma says that the other passengers including the taxi driver Deo Mulefu sustained broken limbs and were rushed to Fort Portal referral hospital and Kilembe in Kasese. At least 17 passengers were traveling aboard the taxi.