The incident has been confirmed to IGIHE by the executive secretary of Rusororo Sector, Nsabimana Matabishi Desire.
“It is true that the drying facility collapse claimed ten lives and injured 36. The deceased include six men and four women. Those who were injured are receiving treatment at Masaka Hospital,” he said.
Sources indicate that the incident happened as residents returned to the facility to dry maize harvested recently.
Police Spokesperson, CP John Bosco Kabera has also confirmed the incident to IGIHE noting that an assessment to establish cause of the accident was underway, by press time.