Three Children perish after a heap of soil collapsed on them

Somber mood and grief hovered over Kees village in Ngero Sub County in Kumi District after a huge chunk of soil collapsed and killed three children of the same family as they watched their grandmother mime marram. As Adongo Jessica went on her routine duty with her three grand children to mine murrum in the neighboring pit when soils collapsed on her together with her children killing three children instantly and seriously injuring another. The dead were identified as Ongaram Gabriel 5 years, Odonga Elijah 2 years and Isiagi Richard 3 years. Adongo Jessica their grandmother survived with another sister yet to be identified and currently admitted at Kumi Health center IV in critical condition. According to Eperu Bosco the LC I chairman the pit was excavated over five years ago buy the Bukalasa Engineering and construction company limited contracted by UNRA to carry out the mantainence of Kumi Serere road. He says that the contractor did not heed to their plea back fill the pit after the completion of his contract despite their continued call requests.


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