Unspecified number of passengers today survived drowning after a bus they had just disembarked from rolled down into River Nile in Adjumani district.
The bus reg. number UBA 310K belonging to Friends Bus Company was waiting to be loaded onto a ferry when it rolled down into the river at around 7:30am.
Fortunately, no one including the driver was inside the bus which was heading to Kampala vie Gulu.
According to Onapa Ivan Opiyo, an official with the Uganda National Road Authority, it took them more than six hours to pull the bus out of the water.