Breaking News: 13 feared dead as many go missing after boat capsizes on Lake Victoria


Thirteen people have been reported dead while others have been reported missing after a boat they were sailing on capsized on Lake Victoria on Saturday.

The boat, which was occupied by revellers on a boat cruise, capsized in Mpatta Sub-County in Mukono District.

Prince David Wasajja, a brother to Buganda King Kabaka Ronald Mutebi, was also on board but was rescued.

Police spokesman Mr Emilian Kayima confirmed the accident but could not divulge more details by press time.

“The Uganda police force marine unit rescues over 40 people alive on lake Victoria. Ten died. Rescue mission still on,” Uganda Police Force posted on social media.

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