By Francis Otucu
Police and UPDF Marines are searching for eight missing bodies after a boat they were traveling in capsized on Lake Albert Sunday morning.
This news site understands that only nine people survived.
So far, a baby who died behind its mother has been retrieved.
The police say the boat was heading to Sebigoro landing site, Kyangali sub-county in Kikuube District when it capsized.
All the victims are of Alur from Mukambo in Ituli Province and were living at Ususa landing site, a site earlier identified as one of the existing illegal landing sites.
At the time of the accident, the victims were fleeing from the site following a rise in water levels.