Parliament Bus carrying 25 COVID-19 patients from Kitgum to Kampala has caught fire.
The Bus Reg No UG 0391 H reportedly caught fire at Koro along Gulu-kampala highway. Police fire brigade has already responded to the scene.
According to a statement released by Charles Bukuwa, on behalf of Clerk to Parliament, the bus was attached to the Ministry of Health.
“The police fire department put out the fire and has now commenced on investigations to establish the cause. The Ministry of Health has managed the patients to ensure they do not interact with members of the public,” the statement reads.
The luxury bus is one of the 84 vehicles that were procured from broad for the Commonwealth Parliament Conference (CPC) that took place in September 2019. The bus that caught fire is a King-Kong make from China.