The death toll from a fire that gutted a dormitory at Kasaana Junior School in Nyendo-Mukungwe Division, Masaka City, has reached four.
The incident that happened at 4:00 a.m. also left 11 pupils injured.
According to school authorities, the dormitory accommodated 15 children in Top and Primary One class.
The latest victims have been identified as Hillary Walugembe and Arnold Tumwesige, who succumbed to the injuries they sustained during the devastating fire.
Greater Masaka Regional Police Spokesperson Jamada Wandera said that the two pupils died at Kiruddu Hospital in Kampala, where they had been referred.
Preliminary findings from the police suggest that an electrical short circuit is the likely cause of the fire. May the deceased souls rest in eternal Peace. END.