Earlier, an explosion rocked a pork joint in Komamboga, Kampala. Reports suggest that at least 2 people have died due to the explosion.
According to BOOM.ug reporter at the scene in Komamboga, A girl, only identified as Emily, died on the spot. Another victim, a gentleman, died while being transported to a hospital. Traffic has been blocked in the area.
The Police at Kampala Metropolitan Police -KMP, have responded to a serious blast that occurred on October 23rd, 2021, at around 9 pm, at Digida eating point, in Kawempe Division, Kampala.
According to Police, One person has been fatally wounded and 7 others rushed to Mulago National Referral hospital, with serious injuries.
“The scene has been cordoned off, and our joint task teams from the bomb squad called to thoroughly document the scene, to help determine whether the explosion arose out of an intentional act or not,” Fred Enanga, the Uganda Police Force Spokesperson said.
The police have also pleaded with citizens to remain calm as they establish the incident.
“We ask the public to remain calm, as we establish the true circumstances surrounding the incident. Any new developments will be communicated in due course,” Enanga added.