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UPDF Soldier Shoots Self After Killing Two Civilians




A Uganda People’s Defence Forces- UPDF soldier on Wednesday morning shot and killed two civilians, and injured one before shooting self.


Major Telesphor Turyamumanya, the spokesperson for the 4th infantry battalion in Gulu district confirmed the incident saying private Arthur Niwamanya, who was attached to 57 battalion killed two men identified as Amos Aloni and Nicholas Dradu and injured a woman at Bondo trading centre, Ayivu county in Arua district. The victims were residents of the same area.


Turyamumanya added that Niwamanya shot himself after killing the the two civilians. He added that investigation into the shooting has commenced.

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