One child has died in a school fire outbreak at Good Times infant Primary School Kawaala in Rubaga Division, Kampala District.
According to the territorial Police at Old Kampala, the incident happened today Tuesday 22.02.2022 at about 12:15am.
It is alleged that pupils were in the dormitory (OLUPOT ” B” BLOCK) which is occupied by P.4, P.5, P.6, and P.7 when the fire broke out in their room.
The children escaped through the front and back doors.
Unfortunately, Amanya Mathew, an 11-year-old primary six pupil was left inside as he was fast asleep. He was burnt beyond recognition.
The Police Fire Prevention and rescue services responded and put down the fire.
The deceased’s remains were conveyed to city mortuary Mulago.
“Investigations to ascertain the cause of the fire have commenced,” said ASP Luke Owoyesigyire, Deputy PRO KMP.