Four Kenyan pilgrims killed, others injured in Uganda accident


Four Kenyan pilgrims killed, others injured in Uganda accident

Four Kenyan pilgrims were killed and five others injured on Sunday morning in a road accident on Iganga-Jinja highway in Uganda.

Father Melchizedek Wafula of Kisoko Parish in Bungoma said the deceased; three women and a man, were knocked down by a 14-seater matatu at around 5am.

The victims were among 150 other Catholic faithful who were walking to Namugongo’s Martyrs Catholic Shrine in Uganda for this year’s martyr’s day scheduled for June 3.

Two of the pilgrims died on the spot, while two others were confirmed dead on arrival at Iganga Hospital, Uganda.

The injured were taken to a hospital in Busia.

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