A 17 year old girl was on Sunday night shot dead by Uganda Peoples Defense Forces (UPDF) soldiers in Agago district.
Josephine Adoch, a resident of Kuludwong village in Lira-kato sub county, met her death at around 9pm, just a few meters from Kulu-dwong army detach. The deceased is a former pupil of Lira-kato primary school.
Unconfirmed reports say the deceased was on her way to visit a boyfriend, a UPDF soldier attached to the detach, when she was shot dead by soldiers on night duty.
The UPDF 5th spokesperson Amos Nsamba confirmed the incident, adding that the army is investigating the unfortunate incident.