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Tragic hit Uganda as football team drown in Lake Albert (photos)

Tragic hit Uganda as football team drown in Lake Albert (photos)

Uganda have been hit with another tragedy on Sunday, December 25, 2016 as boat carrying a football team has drowned on Lake Albert.

Ugandan

Ugandan people in sad mood after the incident

According to the Ugandan police, the boat was carrying at least 30 people before the tragic incident occurred on Christmas day.

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It was learnt that the football team and their fans from Buliisa district were singing songs and playing trumpets while on their way to a Christmas day football match in Hoima district.

Uganda

Ugandan people trying to go after the drowned boat

The police also stated that the overcrowded boat became unbalanced when too many passengers moved to one side.

Ugandan

Ugandan people on their way to the drowned boat

Meanwhile, nine people have been confirmed dead while fifteen survived thanks to some fishermen who were on rescue operation.

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