Three students from Kisoko High School have been confirmed dead after the bus they were traveling in got involved in accident with a gateway bus early this morning at around 2:30 Am.
The three who were part of a group that was traveling to kampala for a school tour have been identified as Harriet Kakayi, Nuru Otiengo, and Nangira Ndaizi.
Witnesses say that the bus was parked by the road side as the student went to attend to the call of nature when a speeding a gateway bus knocked the school bus from the rear forcing the school bus driver to overturn hitting some student.
A score of students and passangers were injured and have been rushed to Mbale referral hospital.
The District Police Commander Boney Okoyi confrimed the incident and said the accident was a result of over speeding and cautioned drivers to be careful especially during this night journeys.