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Seven killed in fresh Kasese post-election violence

By Simon Masaba, Wilson Asiimwe

Added 12th March 2016 11:15 AM

The deployment followed after the police shot dead five people as they allegedly attacked security operatives (police) on patrol and a UPDF barracks in Hima town on Friday.

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The deployment followed after the police shot dead five people as they allegedly attacked security operatives (police) on patrol and a UPDF barracks in Hima town on Friday.

 

The Police and Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) have tightened security with thousands of personnel deployed to ensure safety as fresh tribal clashes hit Hima town in Kasese district.

The deployment followed after the police shot dead five people as they allegedly attacked security operatives (police) on patrol and a UPDF barracks in Hima town on Friday.

“The five people who were armed with knives and pangas took advantage of the post-election chaos in Hima town council to find their way inside the barracks,” according to the 305 UPDF brigade spokesperson. Lt. Amos Nsamba.

“Majority, although injured managed to escape back to Hima town. The bodies that we recovered had pangas and knives on them. We are yet to establish what prompted the attack on the barracks,” Nsamba said.

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