November 24, 2018 / 8:04 PM / 6 months ago

UPDATE 1-Ten people dead after boat capsizes in Lake Victoria -Uganda police

(Adds location of accident)

KAMPALA, Nov 24 (Reuters) - At least 10 people have died after a cruise boat capsized in Lake Victoria on Saturday evening while more than 40 others were rescued, Ugandan police said.

“The rescue mission is still on to find others,” said police spokesman Emilian Kayima.

The cruise boat went down off Mukono district, which is close to the capital Kampala, the private Daily Monitor newspaper reported on its website.

Reporting by Elias Biryabarema; writing by Duncan Miriri; editing by Jason Neely

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