The people of Republic of Uganda woke up to tragic news after a bomb exploded at a place called Kwata zone in Komamboga region. It is said that some unknown assailants came and left a package at a place called Kaveera however few minutes after they departed it exploded.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has now given out a statement over the incident claiming that his government is suspecting that the incident may have been a terrorist attack. In his Sunday morning remarks he confirmed that the explosion killed one person and left five others seriously injured.
Museveni also revealed that the Ugandan security agencies were already at the scene investigating and assessing the situation. He is however urging the Ugandan public to be on the lookout and maintain vigilance.
“The police specialists are on the ground investigating the whole incident. They will give us more information later. They will also give guidelines on vigilance by the public dealing with these possible terrorists,” said Museveni.
He further reiterated that the public should not in any way panic because their safety will be guaranteed by the security agencies which are working hard to bring the perpetrators to book.
“The public should not fear, we shall defeat this criminality like we have defeated all other criminality committed by those who do not respect life,” asserted Museveni.
As the Ugandan government continue investigating the cause of that massive explosion, it is important to note that so far no terrorist group has claimed responsibility of the attack. East African Community nations have suffered numerous terrorist attacks from different terrorist groups in the last two decades.
Most of such attacks have been meted mainly on Kanya, Uganda and Tanzania however Kenya has suffered a great damage as compared to other EAC countries. Among some of the known terror and militia groups are Al-shabaab and LRA among others.
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