Police bomb experts rush to Masaka  road over the bomb blast 

Ugandan police members secure the scene of an explosion in Komamboga, a suburb on the northern outskirts of Kampala, Uganda October 24, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

The Police have dispatched a team of bomb experts to Lungala, along the Kampala-Masaka highway, after a deadly explosion occurred on a Bushenyi bound bus, Monday evening.

The bus belongs to Swift Safaris Bus company under registration number UAU 989T, at around 5 pm. The bus was traveling from Kampala to Bushenyi. 

“So far two people have been confirmed dead and several other victims including injured persons being evacuated from the scene,” Fred Enanga, the Police Spokesperson, said in a press statement.

 The explosion comes three days after the bomb attack in Komamboga.

According to Enanga, the scene has been cordoned off pending a thorough assessment and investigation by the bomb experts. 

“We shall periodically give updates surrounding the incident,” Enanga said.

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