17 individuals are dreaded dead after an overwhelming breeze toppled a vessel conveying nearby football players and their fans on a lake in Uganda, police said on Monday.
“Two bodies have been recuperated, while no less than 15 travelers are as yet missing since the vessel overturned on Lake Albert in north-western Uganda on Sunday,” police representative, Julius Hakiza told dpa.
As per Hakiza, 32 individuals, who were additionally coming back from a football coordinate, had been saved on Sunday, NAN reports.
“We presume the pontoon was over-burden and it was likewise overwhelmed by solid breezes,” Hakiza said.
Vessel mishaps are basic on the East African country’s various lakes, where straightforward wooden pontoons are utilized as a methods for open transport and frequently travel over-burden, notwithstanding awful climate conditions.