Bomb explosion kills one, injures four persons in Kapeeka


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A bomb explosion has killed one person on the spot and injured four others critically in Kapeeka trading center in Nakaseke district.

The incident occurred around 9:00 am in Kapeeka central ward in Kapeeka town council.

Moses Ssenfuma, the LC 3 Chairperson of Kapeeka sub-county, says that the blast is believed to have occurred after the victims picked an explosive from an unknown place and started crushing it for scrap.

He told URN that the victims sustained broken limbs and multiple fractures.

By Press time,the local police were still waiting for bomb experts to investigate the matter.

On Wednesday, another bomb exploded in the home of Sam Jjooga, a resident of Nvunanwa village in Semuto sub-county.

He escaped unhurt. Two weeks ago, three children also died in Segalye village in Semuto sub-county while playing with a bomb.

It’s believed the bombs remained behind during the National Resistance Army War of 1981-1986.


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