Chinese national detained in Uganda after fatal road crash

Police in central Uganda have detained a Chinese national over a Tuesday morning road crash that killed two schoolchildren and left three others injured.

In a statement, police said Zhao Haizhanga allegedly knocked the pupils at Kamusenene village along Lubaali- Bukuya road in Kassanda district, as he attempted to overtake a truck loaded with logs.

The two bodies were taken to a local mortuary awaiting post-mortem.

Mr Haizhanga was detained by police as investigation on the incident continues.