By Our Reporter
A 26 year old man from Kiryandongo district died during the ongoing Uganda People’s Defence Fores recruitment (UPDF) exercise in Masindi district.
Gerald Asiimwe did not make through the road run exercise .He collapsed near Kijura Ward ,one Kilometer from the recruitment centre at Masindi stadium and was carried lifeless .The exercise however went on smoothly according to the UPDF Spokesperson for Masindi field artillery ,Lt.Edward Birungi
In the neighboring Hoima and Bulisa districts ,59 youths were successfully recruited into the UPDF.
In Arua district ,hundreds of applicants were disqualified for having forged documents ,others had ringworm and others deformed teeth.