The search was conducted in the kraals of Naregai village when UPDF followed cattle raiders who attacked kraals in Nadunget Sub County, Moroto district on Wednesday. The cattle were recovered from the kraals in Rikitai in Kotido district on Thursday.
Kaabong Resident District Commissioner, John Rex Achilla, says the two raiders were killed in gunfire exchange with UPDF soldiers who intercepted them around Lochom hills, some 4 kilometers to Kaabong town Council.
The 3rd Division Spokesman Maj. Peter Mugisa says that the UPDF registered the success from January to date when they stepped up the disarmament program alongside operations against cattle raids. The disarmament followed an outcry over raids that threatened the peace in Karamoja.