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UPDF: Two suspected Jie warriors killed in fire exchange

Moroto, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two suspected Jie warriors have been killed in a fire exchange with the UPDF in Kotido district. The exchange took place in Namaire Village in Kalosarich near Toror Hills in Panyangara Sub County yesterday afternoon. According to the UPDF Spokesperson for 3rd Infantry Division, …

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Jinja gunmen shoot couple dead, flee with Toyota Wish

  Jinja, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Police have finally identified that the couple that was gunned down at Lwanda primary school, in Northern division, in Jinja City on Friday night. The deceased are Juliet Mirembe and Sadam Waiswa. The duo was shot dead by assailants traveling in a numberless …

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Two shot in enforcement of curfew in Wobulenzi

Wobulenzi, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two people have been shot by Policemen during enforcement of the night curfew in Wobulenzi town council, Luwero district. The injured have been identified as Ivan Ssepuuya aged 25 years a resident of Kigulu zone and Beatrice Nakitende aged 17, a resident of Kikoma …

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Two Ugandan truck drivers shot dead in South Sudan

Trucks at the border town of Elegu. PHOTO URN Elegu, South Sudan | THE INDEPENDENT | Two Ugandan truck drivers have been shot dead and one injured in South Sudan. The incident occurred on Thursday in Nesitu, Jubek County in the Central Equatorial State about 120 kilometres to Nimule border …

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COLORADO: 7 people die in birthday party shooting in U.S.

  Colorado, US | XINHUA | Six adults were killed early Sunday morning when a suspect opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado Springs, a city in U.S. state of Colorado, police said, adding the suspect took his own life on scene. The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) said …

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Gunshot victims accuse police of failure to foot their medical bills

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Twenty-one year-old Shaluwa Namukose, a resident of Mafubira ward in Northern division in Jinja city is rotting away without any help after being shot by police while dispersing protests along Mailo Mbili roundabout on February 18th, 2021. According to Namukose, when she was shot, detectives …

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Nansana shooting victim still has bullet lodged in chest

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Nicholas Kafeero, one of the survivors of the recent Nassana shooting is in pain with a bullet still stuck in his chest. Two weeks ago, a Uganda People’s Defense Force-UPDF soldier shot dead five people and injured four others critically.  Lance Corporal Denis Omara, …

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Tororo priest, three security guards arrested over shooting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Father Centurio Olaboro, a priest at Tororo Archdiocese in charge of peace and reconciliation and three guards from Tiger security company have been arrested in connection to the shooting of a resident over a disputed piece of land. The four were arrested on Tuesday following …

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