Monday, 4 June 2007

Boat capsizes in Uganda, 30 drown

From The Associated Press

KAMPALA, Uganda - A boat capsized on the Ugandan side of Lake Victoria and all 30 people onboard drowned, police said Saturday.

The vessel capsized late Friday about four miles away from its destination, Kyatu Island in Lake Victoria, police spokesman Hassan Kasinje said. The passengers boarded the boat on the shores of Lake Victoria, about 125 miles east of the Ugandan capital, Kampala, Kasinje said.

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