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Should Ugandans be worried over roadside bombs?

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | At least three vehicles have been damaged in two separate roadside bomb explosions along the Kampala-Masaka highway in a space of seven days. The first incident occurred on Easter Sunday at around 9:30pm in Kyangoma village, Kkingo sub county, Lwengo district where a vehicle driven …

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15 remanded over Kampala city bombs

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrate’s Court has remanded 15 people to Kitalya, Luzira, and Kigo prisons on terror-related charges and belonging to the rebel Allied Democratic Forces-ADF, a gazetted terror group. The suspects include five women and 10 men. They are mobile money operators Yusuf Muwonge alias …

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Ammonium nitrate used in Komamboga, Swift bus explosion

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After a critical analysis of the two Improvised Explosive Devices-IEDs that went off last week, police and military forensic analysts have concluded that ammonium nitrate was the propellant used to provide the pressure to scatter the shrapnel that injured or caused death in both blasts. …

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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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