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UPDF Shot Dead Two Civilians in Zombo


At least two civilians have been shot dead allegedly by UPDF soldiers in a violent incident that rocked Zombo Town Council in Zombo District on Thursday night.

According to reports, the victims whose identity were yet to be established by press time entered the barracks and tried to attack the soldiers with machetes.

They were reportedly shot dead after trying to hack armed soldiers with machetes. However, it was not yet clear what provoked the deadly attack.

Major Caesar Otim Olweny, the 4th Division Army Spokesperson who is at the scene confirmed the report to Mega FM but declined to give further details.

The West Nile Region Police Spokesperson, Josephine Angucia also confirmed the report but referred our reporter to the Army Spokesperson.

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