Following the ill fated boat, that capsized on Lake Victoria near Mutima beach just 100m away on its way to templar beach that claimed over 31 lives and more yet to be retrieved have awaken concern of water experts. Several people have come out and provided the different measures and tactics anyone should put in mind before sailing on lake most especially during this festive season that is soon starting
Heavy winds are part of the reasons the boat capsized

As the whole world has joined to mourn tens of Ugandans who drowned at Lake Victoria, Uganda has continued to live in fear after reports that the number of people who drowned and died may rise to 100 people.

Uganda still in fear, death toll may rise to 100 people
Rescue efforts are still on going

This website has learnt that over 120 people boarded this boat to join the rest of revelers to open Mutima country haven resort that had just been converted to a triangle center and morgue for people to have fun and the police force with the help of locals, and the army have only succeeded in saving at least 26 Ugandans who were on this boat and has already confirmed that 30 people died on the spot and their bodies have been transported to Mulago Mortuary in Kampala. Among the people that were rescued is Prince Wassaja, Kabaka Ronald Mutebi II’s brother, singer Iryn Namubiru, city tycoons Kiyimba Freeman and Hope Mukasa who are currently receiving specialized treatment.

According to Afande Emilian Kayima, the Uganda Police spokesperson has confirmed that the police is still trying to rescue the ones alive and he is scared that the number of the dead may rise to 100 since the actual number of people who were on the boat hasn’t been confirmed.

Among the people who didn’t survive this tragedy include fashion designer Chuck Salvatore, Derrick Owekyo who was trying to rescue others who didn’t know how to swim, Sheilla Mbonimpa among several others.

May their souls rest in eternal peace

We shall keep you posted here at Flash Uganda media.