Tragic Fire Claims Lives of Four Pupils in Busia District

Posted on Mar 18, 2024
By Admin

In a devastating incident, four pupils tragically lost their lives in a fire that engulfed a boys’ dormitory at Victory Nursery and Primary School in Busia district on Sunday evening.


The school's head teacher, Stephen Ojambo, has confirmed the heartbreaking news, further indicating that two other pupils sustained severe burn injuries and are currently undergoing treatment at the hospital.Following the tragedy, the remains of the deceased pupils have been transferred to Busia Health Center IV for autopsy, as authorities work diligently to ascertain the cause of the fire, suspected to have ignited around midnight.


As of now, the exact origin of the fire remains unknown, prompting a thorough investigation.Stay tuned for further updates as this story unfolds.

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