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Police names victims killed in Kampala bomb blasts

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga names victims killed in Kampala bomb blasts. (PHOTO/UG Standard)

Police spokesperson Fred Enanga names victims killed in Kampala bomb blasts. (PHOTO/UG Standard)

Police have revealed identities of the three civilians who died in Tuesday’s twin bombings in Kampala on Tuesday.

A total of six people, including three bombers and three victims died in the attacks while the fourth victim identified as George Katana, succumbed to critical injuries sustained from the bomb blast along Parliamentary Avenue.  The deceased passed on overnight at Mulago Hospital, according to the management of the national referral.

On Wednesday evening, police spokesperson Fred Enanga said the 03 victims who died were identified as PC Kungu Amos, a police officer attached to CPS, Basibe Ismail, who also died from the spot at CPS. The third victim was identified as Christopher Sande, who died on the spot from the bomb attack along Parliamentary Avenue.

“This now brings the death toll of victims to four,” said Enanga.

“We have in addition, identified the relatives to the 37 injured persons out of whom 27 were police officers and 10 civilians. So far, 19 police officers and 05 civilians have been discharged. And only 13 victims remain admitted,” he added.

Giving further updates on the bomb blast, Enanga said all closed roads around the scenes of crime have been reopened to traffic. “The only restricted section is the stretch from CPS to Buganda Road court,” he noted.

“Our Joint CT task teams have completed documenting evidence from the inner perimeters at the two blast sites, evidence from the motorcycles used, and body samples for DNA. They also obtained very critical cyber leads and other digital evidence,” he added.

The police spokesperson also said investigators have finished sweeping all buildings surrounding the blast sites and other vital installations, for secondary devices, with the assistance of the canine teams.

“No secondary devices were found and the surrounding buildings have been cleared, for resumption of activities,” he confirmed

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