Tourist Collapses Dead in Kisoro

Gorilla tracking in Bwindi

A Canadian tourist on Monday morning collapsed and died on spot in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park in Kisoro district, doctor and South Western Uganda, ampoule while tracking gorillas.

75 year old Gregory Plifold officials say, met his death at Mpororo in Rushaga Zone, while tracking the Bwiza gorilla family in company of seven other tourists.

The deceased was brought by Pinnacle Tourist Company together with other tourists. He had spent the previous night with the friends at Cephas Inn in Kabale before they set off to Rushaga.

Header advertisement

While he looked in good health, authorities say, his death could have been as a result of an unnoticed ailment.

Jossy Muhangi the Uganda Wildlife Authority public relations officer says police has been informed of the death of the tourist and investigations are underway.




Header advertisement
To Top