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Death toll from Mogadishu car bomb attacks hit 100 as attacks condemned

Mogadishu, Somalia | Xinhua | Twin car bomb explosions targeting Somalia’s Education Ministry building on Saturday killed at least 100 people and injured more than 300 others, Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud said Sunday. The fatalities are likely to rise, Mohamud told media after visiting the bombing site early Sunday. Several …

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Business slowly resumes in Kampala after bomb explosions

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Businesses slowly returned to normal along Buganda road in the aftermath of the two bomb explosions. The twin bombings hit Kampala at the Central Police Station-CPS on Buganda road and the IPS building along Parliamentary Avenue killing six people and injuring 33 others. …

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Victims of Kampala bomb explosions identified

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people who were killed in Tuesday’s two bomb explosions have been identified. Two bombs exploded at the IPS building opposite Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and the quarter guard at CPS Kampala. The victims have been identified as Eng. Christopher Sande, George Katana, and a …

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CMI, police release 14 terror suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least 14 out of 50 people arrested in connection to the bomb explosions in Kampala and Mpigi district have been released following the failure by the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence-CMI, and police to find evidence linking them to the blasts that claimed the lives …

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Universities heighten security levels after recent bomb attacks

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | There is an increase in the security measures around universities following two bomb explosions in the country. Institutions of higher learning will reopen next week after months of closure following the outbreak of Covid-19. Despite universities being potential targets for terror attacks given the high …

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Kasese residents warned against night travels

Kasese, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Security personnel in Kasese district have warned residents to avoid travelling at night. The warning follows two separate bomb explosions on Saturday and Monday. On Saturday, an explosion went off at Digida pork joint in Komamboga, killing one person. Two days later, an explosive device …

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