Ugandan Police Blame Bombings on Islamic State-Linked Group
Three suicide bombers linked to the Islamic State carried out twin attacks in the Ugandan capital that claimed six lives and left 33 people injured, five of them critically, the police said.
The bombings were carried out by a domestic terror cell linked to the Allied Democratic Forces, police spokesman Fred Enanga told reporters Tuesday in Kampala. The three attackers and three civilians were killed, the state-run Uganda Media Centre said in a Twitter posting, citing Enanga.
The leader of the ADF said last year that the group is now part of Islamic State’s self-proclaimed Central Africa province.
A fourth would-be attacker was arrested and bomb-making materials were recovered from his home, Enanga said.
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