Update On River Nile Accident 

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The death toll for Pakwach River Nile accident has gone to seven(7) by this morning of 17th Sep 2018.

More bodies were retrieved on Monday morning.

West Nile region police spokeswoman SP Josephine Anguncia says the bodies were taken to Pakwach health centre mortuary pending identification by relatives.

Two more people, she noted are reported missing by the relatives.

The local Police of Pakwach, and the Uganda police marines as well as the wildlife are continuing with the joint search on the water.

The number of those rescued has gone to 14.

Amongst those rescued is a three year old child who was not among the accident victims but got lost yesterday in the process of watching the rescue exercise at the landing site.

Having been found stuck in between the papyrus shrubs on the water alive, he was handed over to the mother after medical examination at Pakwach health center

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