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13-Year-Old Boy Dies While Retrieving Smuggled Fuel In A Hut

A village is Mourning the death of a minor aged 13 years old who was burnt to ashes in a hut.

The unidentified minor of Ugandan origin,is said to have lost his life while trying to retrieve a Smuggled Fuel from one of the huts in the village.

According to East African newspaper Daily Monitor,at the time of the event the deceased entered the house which had already caught fire to pull out a fuel which was hidden there.

The neighborswho spoke to the media,noted that the boy was in accompany of another boy and they had entered the burning heart to draw fuel in small bottles.

"The two went inside and locked themselves as they filled fuel for sale. Shortly after, I saw fire and the house was burning. We couldn't immediately rescue them"said the neighbor.

In the recent past we have witnessed numerous cases of people getting burnt after going to siphon fuel from tankers, therefore I encourage people to take precautions and avoid going near places where we have tanker fuel accidents.

The body of the departed was taken to a local morgue in the area.

May his soul rest in peace.

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Daily Monitor East African Ugandan


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