At least four people are reported dead and several left nursing injuries after two explosions in Uganda.
According to reports, one of the explosions happened on Parliamentary avenue next to the Jubilee Insurance offices and the other happened near Uganda’s Central Police Station.
The police in Uganda have established that two suicide bombers were behind the blasts. In CCTV footage released by the authorities, the suicide bombers are seen blowing themselves off outside the two premises.
UK Issues Uganda Terror Alert
Last month, the United Kingdom (UK) issued a terror alert on Uganda warning that terrorists were very likely to carry out attacks in the country.
“Terrorists are very likely to try to carry out attacks in Uganda. Attacks could be indiscriminate or against foreign nationals or places frequented by foreign nationals,” UK said in the Terror alert, and cautioned it’s nationals to be vigilant while in crowded and public places like hotels, transport hubs, restaurants and bars, and during major gatherings like sporting or religious events”.
On 25 October 2021, terrorists used an explosive device on a coach traveling on the Kampala to Masaka road near Mpigi killing one person. On 23 October 2021, terrorists used an explosive device to attack a restaurant in Kamamboga, a suburb in the northeast of Kampala killing one person and injuring a number of others.