Nine people, including a 10-year-old boy died while celebrating the new year. This tragic incident took place in Uganda’s shopping mall. The stampede took place in a shopping mall in Uganda while the celebrations were going on.
The incident occurred outside the freedom shopping mall, before the incident the master of ceremonies (MC) urged the attendees to go outside and watch the fireworks display.
Millions of Ugandans joined the rest of the world to celebrate the new year in Kampala. Before the incident, people in mass were entering the hall to see the fireworks display in the mall where the deadly accident occurred in Kampala city.
Some of the people who witnessed the scene urgently transported the victims to the hospital where 9 people were confirmed dead. Police spokesman attributed the incident to negligence and rash act.