Suspected Bomb Kills One in Mengo

The explosive went off in Mengo near the King's palace

One person has  been killed in an explosion in Mengo, stuff medicine a Kampala suburb Chimpreports has learnt.

A device that appeared to be a bomb according eyewitnesses, went off in Mengo near the Kabaka’s palace at around 7:00pm.

Witnesses say school children were playing in a field when it went off. An officer from the internal affairs ministry who asked for anonymity says the children did handle a rusty grenade, setting it off.

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About eight other people were injured in the explosion according media reports, and rushed to Mulago Hospital on Wednesday evening.

Police spokespersons were yet to return our requests for comments.

By publication time, the police bomb squad was combing the area, gathering information on the tragic incident.

More on this will be following shortly.


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