Saturday, August 29, 2009
FROM UGANDA:Eskom Engineer Crushed in Owen Falls Dam Power Turbines!
Owen Falls Dam where isabirye met his death
Jinja Panic-gripped workers at the hydro generation plant in Jinja when one of Eskom’s engineering staff on routine maintenance work was crushed in one of the units, dying instantly.Henry Semei Isabirye, a 41-year-old artisan with Eskom, a private South African firm running the hydro power generation plants at Kiira and Nalubaale dams at the Owen Falls Dam met his sudden death at 9:25am following critical injuries.The late Isabirye’s shattered body with smashed legs and an open stomach with intestines pouring out at the Jinja Hospital mortuary where a pathologist was stitching it together shortly was handed over to the family for burial later Today.When contacted, Eskom was non-committal about this incident, but it briefly indicated it had launched a joint investigation with the police and that a full statement would be issued in shortly.
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