Kampala - At least 19 people were killed when a fuel truck exploded after losing control and ramming into three cars in western Uganda on Sunday, police said in a statement.
Early on Monday authorities said nine bodies had been retrieved from the crash site and transported to a nearby health centre "for further post-mortem analysis and DNA profiling"
Another body was found trapped under the truck, police said.
Nine more people injured in the accident later died from their wounds, police spokesman Fred Enanga told Reuters on Monday morning.
The accident occurred at a small trading centre on a highway between the capital Kampala and Kasese town near the border with Democratic Republic of Congo.