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By Emmanuel Omona

Residents of Elegu trading centre are living in fear after a fuel tanker registration number KAM 8818C / ZC5066 overturned in their area.

The Fuel tanker was from Kenya and was heading to Southern Sudan.

The residents fear that they may get burnt just like in the Namungoona incident.

Some of the residents say that the fuel has started spreading to the floods and that it could be dangerous.

Patrick Jimmy Okema,the spokesperson for Aswa region  has confirmed that challenge but said that they were doing everything  possible to see that the life of the people is  safe.

“We are aware of the dangers the fuel tanker may cause since the place is flooded and we are doing our best to help the situation”, Okema said.

The fuel tanker overturned in  the flood near Rusuba International Market in Elegu trading centre.