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Woman arrested over possession of suspected bomb

Busia, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Busia police are holding a woman for possessing a suspected bomb. The suspect is Angela Banamwana, 35, a resident of Kisoro district. Police intercepted the suspect on Tuesday from one of the porous border points in Sofia village in the Eastern division of Busia municipality. …

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KCCA, govt offices reopen but step up security

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Authority-KCCA and buildings hosting government offices along Parliament Avenue have reopened four days after they were closed following last week’s twin bomb explosions. The twin bombings hit Kampala at the Central Police Station-CPS on Buganda road and the IPS building along …

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KACITA forms arcade security committees after Kampala bombing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kampala Capital City Traders’ Association (KACITA) has formed arcade security committees as a measure to improve vigilance and safety for traders and their customers in the aftermath of the bomb attacks in the city. The arrangement follows reports of laxity among members of the business community …

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Mulago overwhelmed by Kampala bomb attack victims

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The casualty ward at Mulago Hospital is filled with victims of Tuesday morning blasts. Many people have cuts to their heads, arms and stomachs. Some have broken limbs, while others are bleeding profusely. Ambulances  are bringing in the injured majority of who are …

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Three remanded over foiled bomb attack at Lokech funeral

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three people who allegedly planned to plant a bomb at the funeral of the late Deputy Inspector General of Police, Maj Gen. Paul Loketch have been remanded. The suspects; Rashid Katumba, Najimu Luyenje, and Arafat Kiyemba, on Friday appeared before the Grade One Magistrate Doreen Karungi …

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ADF, Islamic State responsible for Komamboga blast – CT director

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Director of Counter Terrorism in Police, Abbas Byakagaba has said that the Allied Democratic Forces-ADF and Islamic State-IS are among the terror groups suspected to have planned last Saturday’s bomb blast at a bar in Komamboga. At least one person identified as Emily Nyinaneza …

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Komamboga bomb was locally improvised – Police

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Police Force has revealed that the bomb that claimed the life of one person in Komamboga on Saturday night was locally improvised and therefore it is was a case of domestic terrorism. The said explosion occurred at around 9:00 pm at Digida pork …

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