RDF senior officer dies in Kayonza road accident

By IGIHE
On 5 November 2017 at 03:18

A Rwanda Defence Force Senior Officer and one civilian have died in Kayonza District road accident while 10 more passengers were injured.

The accident happened Friday evening at around 9:30pm when a truck ‘FUSO’ from Rusumo collided with a public transport bus ‘Coaster’ from Kigali that was carrying passengers in Ngoma District

Speaking to IGIHE, the RDF spokesperson, Lt Col. Innocent Munyengango confirmed the news saying that the deceased is Major Cyprien Karinijabo.

The accident took place at Rurambi cell, Nyamirama Sector of Kayonza District.

The Spokesperson for the Traffic Department, Chief Inspector of Police (CIP) Emmanuel Kabanda said that investigations are underway to ascertain the cause of the accident.

The deceased and injured were taken to Rwinkwavu hospital.


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