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At an accident in Magamaga, a Swedish ambassador died.

A Swedish ambassador and a Ugandan national were killed in a car collision on the Jinja-Iganga highway’s Magamaga weigh bridge.

Police have yet to issue a statement as of press time, with officials stating that they were still conducting investigations.

The event was confirmed by Busoga East Police spokesperson Diana Nandawula, who named the Swedish diplomat as Ulrika Linberg Labasauskas.

Another individual, a Ugandan national, died on arrival at Jinja hospital, according to Nandawula.

On Sunday, March 13, 2022, an accident occurred.

Irene Nakasiita, a spokesman for the Uganda Road Cross Society (URCS), said their emergency crew was the first responders and had rushed the injured to the hospital.

Lindberg was employed as a counsellor at the Swedish Embassy in Kampala, according to an identification card found in the automobile.

Another foreign national, Spanish journalist Sarduni Carrasco Sumaya, popularly known as Sumy, died on the scene in an accident near Kiryadongo just days before.


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