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Police: School Fire in Uganda's South Leaves 9 Students Dead

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Nine students died after fire engulfed a dormitory at a secondary school in southern Uganda early Monday, police said, one of the deadliest in a string of conflagrations at schools across the country in recent years. Police spokesman Patrick Onyango told Reuters the nine male students died when the blaze erupted at a dormitory that housed about 130 students at St. Bernard Maya secondary school in a district near the border with Tanzania. Security personnel, Onyango said, suspect the...

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