President Museveni’s donation destroyed by fire,One person dead.
Western Uganda – Traders hailing from Rukungiri municipality and those from outside but working from Rukungiri municipality are counting losses following a fire outbreak which destroyed buildings along Kinyasano Road in Rwakabengo A southern division Rukungiri Municipality yesterday.
Police has launched investigations and has not yet released the cause of the arson.
Among the destroyed are wielding machines that president Y K Museveni donated to Rukungiri Municipality Welders Association in 2018.
The Rukungiri Municipality Welders Association chairperson, Julius Kamusiime said President Museveni had donated them the equipment which they were using for painting, joinery and welding as a source of income for the group.
One person was confirmed dead after he was hit by a stray gas cylinder that exploded in the fire.