Nakaseke, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A bomb explosion has killed one person on the spot and injured four others critically in Kapeeka trading center, Nakaseke district. The incident occurred at around 9:00am in Kapeeka central ward, Kapeeka town council.
Moses Ssenfuma, the LC3 chairperson of Kapeeka sub-county says that the blast is believed to have occurred after the victims picked an explosive from an unknown place, and started crushing it for scrap. He told URN that the victims sustained broken limbs and multiple fractures.
By the time of publishing this story, the local police were still waiting for bomb experts to investigate the matter. On Wednesday, another bomb exploded in the home of Sam Jjooga, a resident of Nvunanwa village in Semuto sub-county.
He escaped unhurt. Two weeks ago, three children also died in Segalye village in Semuto sub-county while playing with a bomb. It’s believed the bombs remained behind during the National Resistance Army War of 1981-1986.