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9 Dead in Uganda After Boat Capsizes on Lake Albert

  • Associated Press

Survivors of a boat accident come back ashore on Lake Albert, Dec. 26, 2016 in Buliisa, after at least 30 Ugandan members of a village football team and their fans drowned when their boat capsized on Lake Albert during a party.

Ugandan authorities say at least nine people have drowned after a boat capsized on Lake Albert on Christmas day.

District Police Commander John Rutangira says 45 football fans had crowded into the fishing boat.

Police say the others survived, including 21 who at first were described as missing.

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