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Gas Cylinder Kills Two, Injures Two Others

The dead have been identified as 35-year-old Joseph Ayepa, a resident of Ocama Ayom village in Dokolo and Isaac Ojok, a resident of Atonga Village in Amolatar district.
A gas cylinder has exploded killing two people and injuring two others in Dokolo district. The incident occurred on Monday evening at corner Kampala trading center in Ocama-Ayom village in Adok Sub County in Dokolo.

The dead have been identified as 35-year-old Joseph Ayepa, a resident of Ocama Ayom village in Dokolo and Isaac Ojok, a resident of Atonga Village in Amolatar district. The injured are Bosco Obonyo and Mark Ogwang, both residents of Atonga village in Abongo-mola Sub County in Amolatar District.

Felix Oyugi, an eye witness says that Obonyo and Ogwang were riding on a motorcycle belonging to Ojok that broke down. He says the trio decided to branch off to a welding workshop belonging to Oyugi to repair their motorcycle when the gas cylinder exploded killing Ayepa and Ojok instantly.

 

 

He says the injured were rushed to Adok Health Center III where they are currently admitted with multiple injuries.  Our reporter was unable to get a comment from the local authorities by the time of filing this story.

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