July 24, 2024

Pit Sawyer Killed by Falling Tree in Kibaale

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A 54-year old man has been killed by a falling tree in Kibaale district.

David Katende, a resident of Kikonge cell Kibaale Town Council in Kibaale district was cutting the tree on Sunday using a power-saw when he was killed in the freak accident.

He was hired by a one Bingi a resident of the same area to fell the tree and get timber from it.

After the incident, Katende was rushed to Mubende regional referral Hospital where he died on arrival over suspected internal breading.

The area Chairperson, Kevina warns pit sawyers to take caution whenever they are doing their work to avoid such incidents.


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