Several children killed in deadly Uganda school fire

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Reports on death toll vary between 19 and 21 in a school fire that broke out in a dormitory at the Budo Junior School near Kampala. According to BBC News the dormitory was occupied by girls aged between 9 and 12. It is also reported that two adults perished in the fire trying to save the children. Students claim that the doors to the dormitories were locked although the director of the school has denied it. Police have opened an investigation to determine the cause of the third deadly school fire in two years in Uganda.

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