• Short Summary

    AT LEAST 10 WORKMEN WERE INJURED-ONE OF THEM FATALLY-WHEN A WALL OF THE FORMER BANK OF UGANDA BUILDING IN DOWN-TOWN KAMPALA COLLAPSED DURING DEMOLITION ON SATURDAY APRIL 11.

  • Description

    AT LEAST 10 WORKMEN WERE INJURED-ONE OF THEM FATALLY-WHEN A WALL OF THE FORMER BANK OF UGANDA BUILDING IN DOWN-TOWN KAMPALA COLLAPSED DURING DEMOLITION ON SATURDAY APRIL 11.

    SEVERAL HOURS AFTER THE ACCIDENT, POLICE AND FIREMEN WERE STILL SEARCHING THROUGH THE RUBBLE FOR SURVIVORS.

    DEMOLITION WORK ON THE WELL-KNOWN KAMPALA BUSINESS LAND-MARK BEGAN LAST MONTH AFTER THE OPENING OF A NEW BANK BUILDING BY PRESIDENT MILTON OBOTE.

    THE OLD BANK BUILDING WAS BEING DEMOLISHED TO GIVE PLACE TO A BRAND-NEW OFFICE BUILDING IN THIS FAST-GROWING METROPOLIS.

    SYNOPSIS: A WELL-KNOWN FINANCIAL LANDMARK COLLAPSED SATURDAY DURING DEMOLITION WORK ON THE OLD BANK OF UGANDA BUILDING IN DOWN-TOWN KAMPALA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2OQKB31YTP0E0GBRCXAPT1V0G
    Media URN:
    VLVA2OQKB31YTP0E0GBRCXAPT1V0G
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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