Two Dead, Several Injured In Suspected Bus Bomb Blast

October 25, 2021
Swift Safaris bus

Swift Safaris bus

Two people died on the spot and a couple of others left injured following a suspected bomb blast in a Swift Safaris bus at Lungula along the Kampala- Masaka highway.

The incident happened on Monday evening along the busy highway when an explosion went off in a Swift Safaris Bus company under registration number UAU 989T, at around 5pm.

Police have confirmed that so far two people are dead and several other victims including injured persons have been evacuated from the scene.

It is said that the Greater Bushenyi Regional Police Commander Muwanga Kityo was among the occupants of the bus.

The development come only two days after a bomb attack targeting an eating point in Komamboga, a Kampala suburb killed one person and three others wee left injured.

Security has since described it as a domestic terror attack. But the Islamic state through their Telegram channel claimed responsibility.