By Benjamin Jumbe
The Uganda Red Cross Society has revealed identities of the Kasese flood victims.
Atleast 8 people died yesterday after river Ihubiriha burst it’s banks and caused serious flooding.
The Uganda Red Cross spokesperson Irene Nakasiita identifies the deceased as 80-year old Kubugho Bwangirini, 81-year old Bwambale Kilema, Agnes Masika, 17-year old Felistus Kabugho and 16-year Mbusa Kayakera.
Others are Yubu Utsombo, Masika Rorontina, and Lothorach Lokwang a UPDF soldier attached to Mountain Battalion Bwera.
She adds that another person identified as Monday Fanahasi Kabaliko who was injured is admitted at Kanyatsi Health centre.
Nakasiita adds that the Red Cross Kasese Branch response action team is on the ground to support affected communities.