Three people are believed to have been buried alive in Kaptokwoi village, Kaptanya Sub County in Kapchorwa district, following deadly mudslides that hit the area..
The Thursday night mudslides are said to have occurred following a heavy down pour that started at 1:00pm in the afternoon.
The Sipi Regional Police Spokesperson, Rogers Taitika says the mudslides buried the house of a resident only identified as Alice. He said Alice was in the house together with her two children aged 4 and 6 years when the landslides occurred.
He says that they are yet to inform the Red Cross and Non-governmental organisations in the area to assess the damage and help those affected.