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At Least Two Killed In Dual Blasts In Uganda’s Capital, Reports Say




At least two people were killed and several others were injured in two explosions in the center of Kampala on Tuesday, Reuters reported citing local television coverage, an incident that comes at a time when the Ugandan military is engaged in a conflict with al Qaeda-linked al Shabaab militants.

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According to NTV Uganda, the two explosions took place near Uganda’s Parliamentary main gate and near Kampala’s Central Police Station offices.

The cause of the blasts remain unclear, but at least two people have been confirmed dead.

According to news outlets, a local hospital has received 27 injured people, seven of whom are in a critical condition.

A Ugandan military spokesperson told Reuters that there had been “multiple” blasts and “multiple” casualties but did not offer any additional details.

This is a developing story.