Two knocked Dead In Apac

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In short
The incident occurred on Sunday evening at Arac-Cell, Awila parish in Akokoro Sub county when a speeding Double Cabin pick-up registration number UAT 118H heading towards Masindi-Port along Apac-Masindi Port road.

Two people have been knocked dead in Apac district.

The deceased have been identified as Anna Akello and Rose Akao, all residents of Awiri cell, Aroca Division in Apac town.

The accident occurred on Sunday evening at Arac-Cell, Awila parish, Akokoro Sub county when a speeding Double Cabin pick-up registration number UAT 118H heading towards Masindi-Port along Apac-Masindi Port road, knocked the two. 

Denis Okwir, an eye witness says that the vehicle lost control and knocked the two women who were ridding bicycles. They were from Kayei landing site to purchase fish.

Michael Omee, the Apac district Police Traffic officer attributed the cause of the accident to over speeding.

According to Omee, the driver of the vehicle is on the run.

 

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Ronald Odongo
Ronald Odongo is the URN Bureau Chief Lira, Northern Uganda.A multimedia Journalist, Media trainer and investigative enthusiast. Lira,Apac,Dokolo,Oyam, Kwania, Otuke, Amolatar,and Alebtong districts fall under his docket. Odongo has been a URN staff member since 2012 though he had been a contributor since 2006.

Odongo started out as a bicycle reporter for Radio Unity in 2004. He was Radio Rhino FM's senior reporter, Luo news anchor and station producer between 2006 and 2011. Odongo started out as a freelance writer for Uganda Radio Network in 2006.

Odongo is particularly interested in reporting on community health, and education concerns. Good governance and human rights beats are dear to Odongo as a former Lord’s Resistance Army rebels captive 1996-1998.