Lira LDU applicant dies during recruitment exercise
Written by Caroline Katusiime on September 8, 2021
An applicant has collapsed and died during the Local Defense Personnel recruitment exercise in Lira City.
The deceased is 28-year-old Solomon Amone, a resident of Adyel in Lira City West Division and he collapsed and passed on shortly after covering 2.5 out of 5 kilometre run.
He had completed the first phase of the recruitment including screening and qualified academically.
Flavia Terimulungi, the UPDF 5th Infantry Division spokesperson confirmed the death of the applicant, saying that the deceased might have been on medication for an illness, which they are yet to establish.