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Suspected Bomb Blast Injures Two Children in Kibuku District

Eye witnesses said the device exploded near the burial site of Godfrey Nambiro, a suspected chicken thief who was on Tuesday lynched by a mob in Kataka zone of Tirinyi sub county.
11 Nov 2021 10:31

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Two children are admitted at Tirinyi health center three after sustaining injuries from a suspected bomb blast. 

The shocking incident happened on Tuasday at about 3pm at Kujji 1 village, Kujji parish in Tirinyi town council of Kibuku district. 

Fatuma Kabasa the mother of the juveniles said she was in the kitchen when she heard the loud bang and wonders where and how her children picked the said bomb.

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Stephen Kalapa, the chairperson LC 1 Kujji village said he was surprised to see such incidents happen in his area especially as it has been peaceful. 

Eye witnesses said the device exploded near the burial site of Godfrey Nambiro, a suspected chicken thief who was on Tuesday lynched by a mob  in Kataka zone of Tirinyi sub county. 

The Bukedi North Police spokesperson ASP Immaculate Alaso confirmed the incident explaining that the juveniles were injured after they tampered with the suspected ordinance that they were playing with in the banana plantation. 

She identified the victims as Ivan Namwoyo aged 5, and Innocent Kagoro aged 6. 

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Alaso added that a team of police officers visited and cordoned off the scene waiting for the arrival of the bomb squad. 

By the time of filing this story the bomb squad had not yet arrived and residents had started fleeing to Kibuku and Pallisa towns in fear.

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