Terrorists Plan Kampala Bomb Attacks This Weekend


cost geneva; font-size: small;”>In a memo sent on January 2, viagra Museveni cautioned security chiefs against any laxity that could trigger bloodshed in the city.

The memo followed a Security Council meeting sitting at Police headquarters on Monday morning which informed Museveni of seven deadly Al Shabaab and ADF terrorist commanders who had entered Kampala during the festive season.

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“We are facing a serious security threat. This is a very dangerous situation considering the rank of terrorists that have sneaked into Kampala. Their plan is to cause collateral damage during this weekend (January 6 -8),” a State House security source, who preferred anonymity considering the sensitivity of the information, revealed.

The fresh information comes on the backdrop of increased insecurity in the country especially Kampala.

On December 26, one Amuza Muwonge was hit with an iron-bar in Ndeeba. A few days earlier another man in the same area had been killed in a similar way.

A few days later, a family of three in Wakiso district, was found slaughtered by unknown assailants.

On January 3, an unidentified man was killed in Kinawataka, a Kampala suburb and another in Seeta, Mukono district.

As if this is not terrifying enough, on Tuesday, unknown commandoes stormed Ngobe police station in Kajjansi, hacked police officer Isaac Oboth before fleeing with his gun.

The State House source now points at the rebel ADF group as the brain behind this city terrorism.

“The ADF is terrorising the region ahead of a planned massive attack on our country. Ugandans must be on high alert,” the source stated.

IGP Lt. Gen. Kale Kayihura has responded by deploying at least 700 covert counter terrorism agents at all social places in the city. Funds for military intelligence operations have been enhanced and mobile anti-terror units beefed up.

The infiltration of ADF has scared security to an extent that army commander Gen. Aronda Nyakairima is now in charge of operations aimed at saving the planned destruction of Kampala.

According to western Intelligence reports ADF in 2011 regained control over territory that it had previously lost to FARDC.

The movement continues to receive income from money transfers, taxation on small gold mines and timber production, and has recruited members from Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Burundi.

The situation is so tense considering Uganda’s military has of recent been pondering a full invasion of Congo to stamp out ADF which has been re-organising in Mwalika.

Al Shabaan terrorists aided by ADF bombed Kampala on July 11 2010, killing scores.

Army spokesperson Col. Felix Kulayigye recently said Uganda army is capable of defeating any internal insurrection or foreign aggression.

The public, according to police, is encouraged to report any suspicious items or person on terror hotline 0800199399.


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