A Tanzania-bound bus, NG Travellers registration number UAW 549U caught fire and property worth millions of money burnt to ashes.

The incident occurred at Mitala Maria village near Buwama town in Mpigi District on the Kampala – Masaka Highway when the bus with about 55 passengers including traders and school children.

It’s said that all the passengers aescaped being killed in fire.

The police say they are still investigating the cause of fire.
“We are yet to find out whether this fire was due to a mechanical fault or something else but our fire team managed to rescue all the occupants and there were no injuries,”
Mr John Baptist Kasango, the officer in charge of Buwama Police Station said.