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12 Nov 2018 | 01:51 PM UTC

Uganda: Security operation ongoing in Kampala

Uganda News Alert

Security forces conducting ongoing operation in Kampala until further notice to curb increased insecurity; remain vigilant

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/12/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/19/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Kampala). COUNTRY/REGION Uganda

Event

Security forces launched patrols in the capital Kampala and surrounding areas on Wednesday, November 7, to address rising insecurity. The patrols, including nightly foot patrols from 21:00 (local time), will continue until further notice. Checkpoints, searches, and arrests are to be anticipated, notably in the Nansana, Kasubi, Kireka, and Namugongo districts.

Protests against the operations may occur.  

Advice

Individuals in Kampala are advised to monitor development to the situation, abide by instructions issued by the security forces, and avoid all gatherings as violence may flare up without warning.

 

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