Body of Danish National Flown to Mulago Hospital

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Thomas Svith and Sebastian Burtin, drowned in the lake after a tragic attempt to swim in the deep waters of Lake Bunyonyi.

The body of Thomas Svith, one of the Danish tourists who drowned in Lake Bunyonyi last week has been flown to Mulago government hospital for postmortem. Svith’s body was found floating on the waters of Africa's second deepest Lake bunyonyi aon Friday.

The body was flown by the Danish embassy helicopter escorted by the relatives of the deceased.

Thomas Svith and Sebastian Burtin, drowned in the lake after a tragic attempt to swim in the deep waters of Lake Bunyonyi.

The body of Sebastian Burtin was found floating just few meters from the landing dock.

The search for two tourists started last week with a police officer’s marine, UPDF and officials from the Civil Aviation Authority.

Colonel Micheal Nyarwa, the commander of the UPDF marine force says the work was challenging and asked hotel owners to provide useful information to their visitors, regarding swimming in some of the Lakes and rivers.

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