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Army set to have shooting drills in Gulu today

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The army has advised residents within Gulu City not to panic as Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers take part in a day-long arms training drill on Friday. Maj. Nicholas Abiribale, the Civil-Military Coordination officer at the Fourth Infantry Division told URN on Thursday that …

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Fire, shooting claim over 90 lives in Moscow terrorist attack

*Fire and shooting have claimed more than 90 lives and more than 100 injuries. *Mass gatherings, entertainment, cultural and other public activities were canceled on this weekend. *Russian railways, civil aviation and other departments tightened security inspections. MOSCOW, RUSSIA | Xinhua | The fire at a concert hall in Moscow’s …

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Czech gov’t declares state mourning after university shooting

PRAGUE | Xinhua |  The Czech Republic on Thursday night announced a state mourning on Dec. 23 following a university shooting in the capital Prague that has left at least 14 people dead. The Czech government made the announcement following an extraordinary meeting. State flags will be lowered to half-mast …

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Pokot-UPDF exchange of fire in Amudat leaves 40 cows dead

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  Soldiers of the Uganda Peoples Defense Forces-UPDF 51 Infantry, Battalion 407 have been accused of killing 40 cows and injuring 50 others in Amudat district. It is alleged that the animals were grazing at the border area of Naporokoch parish  in Amudat district and …

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Man dead in shooting in Japan’s Tokyo area

Tokyo, Japan | Xinhua | A man was confirmed dead on Friday in a shooting incident in Japan’s Tokyo area, local media reported. The man in his 50s was severely wounded after being shot at a coffee shop in the western city of Machida of Tokyo Metropolis on Thursday evening, …

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Bukwo CAO killer gun tied to four killings in Wakiso

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Investigations into the shooting of Bukwo Chief Administrative Officer Charles Ogwang, show that one of the two guns used to end his life had been used to kill four people in Wakiso district. Ogwang was killed in a volley of ammunition on July 8 in …

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