89 Injured In Park Yard Police-Vendors Clash


buy geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>According to Catherine Ntabadde, visit this the spokesperson Uganda Red Cross Foundation, medicine Red Cross today availed services to a total of 89 people as a result of tear gas and clashes between security and the traders.

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By midday, 5 had been admitted at Mulago hospital in a critical condition, 4 had fainted while more 4 had sustained seriously injures.

Agony as police continues to teargas vendors

However, as the day progressed, a total of 28 people were admitted at Mulago hospital after sustaining injuries and fainting as a result of the poisonous gas hurled at them by police.

The rest of the number involves those who were treated from the scene and managed to recover without being hospitalised.

The city experienced a paralysis as parks, arcades, streets and other spots remain isolated and patrolled by security forces in a bid to maintain law and order.

The clash between police and the vendors emanated from the traders’ desire to rush into the burning market and rescue a few of the remaining property, something police disputed.

Women suffocating after being teargased

Already, the opposition has come out to condemn police’s use of force and mistreatment of traders who were already devastated by the immense losses.


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