Uganda Charges 15 with Terrorism.


Uganda yesterday charged 15 people with offenses including terrorism and aiding terrorism over their alleged roles in bombings in the country’s capital and elsewhere in October and November that left at least six people dead.

Early on November 16th, a suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a police station in the center of Kampala. Three minutes later, two suicide bombers detonated devices along a road that leads to parliament.

Those bombings injured dozens, killing at least four people.

At least two people were killed in two other bombings in October, one at a restaurant and another on a bus.

In October, two other bombings occurred that killed at least two people one at a restaurant and another at a bus.

Islamic State, which is allied with the rebel Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), claimed responsibility for the November 16 attack and the restaurant attack. The suspects were remanded until January 13, when they will appear in court again.


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