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CPS puts in place blast walls after suicide bomb incident

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Kampala Central Police Station (CPS) has introduced blast walls in response to the November 16, suicide bombing that left one policeman dead and 23 others injured. The blast walls, made of sacks filled with soil and sand, have been placed at the entrance …

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Full Museveni statement on Kampala bombs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President Yoweri Museveni has promised to track down all elements aimed at destabilizing Uganda. “They have exposed themselves when we are more ready for urban terrorism. They will perish,” he said in a statement hours after at least six died after twin bomb blasts …

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LIVE: Police confirms attack by 3 suicide bombers

🔴 UPDATE ➡ 3 suicide bombers blew themselves up ➡ 4th suspected suicide bomber arrested ➡ 1 bomb discovered and detonated at Transformer at Kooki Tower ➡ 2 more bombs discovered near Buganda Road court 🔴 WHAT HAPPENED ➡ 2 blasts in the city centre, a kilometers apart ➡ First blast at …

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COMMENT: Beware of home made bombs

COMMENT | Samson Tinka | For close to three years, Uganda has gone through several cycles of terrorism attacks, both rural and urban. The rural ones were protracted and took a long time to deal with by government security while the rural terrorism was largely handled and the whole country seemed …

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Unexploded bombs recovered in school garden in Lamwo

Lamwo, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Residents of Lokung Sub County in Lamwo district have discovered three unexploded bombs in a farm belonging to Ngomoromo Primary School.  The Ngomoromo LCI Chairperson Bosco Kidega says the bomb was discovered on Tuesday by parents and casual labourers who unearthed the devices as they …

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Unexploded ordnances cause panic in Omoro, Amuru

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Residents of Koro sub county in Omoro district are in panic following the delayed response by security personnel to remove two bombs discovered in the area. The two bombs include mortar explosive shells that are suspected to have been left behind by fighters of …

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Gun attacks and suicide bombs in Tehran, at least three dead

Tehran, Iran | AFP |  Gunmen and suicide bombers carried out coordinated attacks on Iran’s parliament and the tomb of revolutionary founder Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, state media reported, killing at least three people. It was not immediately clear who was behind the attacks but Iran is a key player …

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