TERRORISTS RESPONSIBLE FOR TWIN SUICIDE BOMB ATTACKS IN KAMPALA IDENTIFIED

Security measures have been tightened in Uganda and neighbouring countries following the Tuesday twin bomb attack in Kampala. The ones responsible have finally been identified.

TERRORISTS RESPONSIBLE FOR TWIN SUICIDE BOMB ATTACKS IN KAMPALA IDENTIFIED
Police at the scene photo courtesy

Following the twin suicide bomb attacks in Kampala on Tuesday November 16, Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has identified the three terrorists who blew themselves up in the attack.

At the scene of one of  the blasts photo courtesy

One of the suicide bombers identified as Mansoor Uthman, blew himself up with an improvised device near the Central Police Station at 10:03am. Three minutes later, at 10:06am, two others blew themselves up near the Jubilee Insurance building. The two have been identified as Matovu Muzafari and Wanjusi Abdallah.

Ugandan police managed to track down a fouth suspected suicide bomber at 10:30am, and arrested him at Katooke area. Identified as Musa Mudasiri, the suspect who had been shot and injured, coughed out the names of the other three accomplices who had blown themselves up.

President Yoweri Museveni photo courtesy

The four are said to belong to the Allied Defence Forces, a long standing insurgent group, which is responsible for the attack on Uganda's Transport Minister, Gen. Katumba Wamala in June 2021, who is also a former Army Commander.

Witnesses said that men on motorbikes had fired severally at his vehicle near his home in Kampala, killing his daughter and driver. According to President Museveni, they had been on their trail since the attack on General Katumba and they had achieved the following: 7 suspected terrorists killed while resisting arrest, 81 arrested and 3 killed by the bombs they were carrying.

Three civilians lost their lives and 36 injured in the Tuesday bomb attack in Kampala, Uganda.