girl has died in Kabarole District after falling into a stone quarry.
Harriet Komuhendo, a resident of Mugusu Sub County slid and fell in the ditch while
she was trying to retrieve her sandals.
comes at a time when leaders in the Sub County are concerned about open ditches
that have been dug near stone quarrying sites, which exposes residents to
mother says that she had gone for burial in the neighboring village and left
her child playing. She says that she was shocked when told that her daughter
had fallen in the ditch.
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Chairperson Burungu Zone Nyabuswa parish Steven Happy, says that the ditches
have become a danger to the community. He says open ditches have been dug
everywhere which exposes residents to danger.
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nibalemwa nihaija bandi”//
the Secretary of Works, Production Natural Resources and Environment says that
they are yet to get information regarding stone quarrying activities in the
area. He says that the activities have
been illegally going on in the district for the past six months without the knowledge
of the local leaders.
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Julian Sarah Ayesiga, the Resident District Commissioner Kabarole says she has
no idea about the illegal activities in the area.
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