Uganda: Islamic State claims Responsibility for Kampala Suicide Bombings

Source: Newsweek

“The Islamic State claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on Tuesday in Uganda’s capital city of Kampala that killed three people and forced an evacuation of parliament, Reuters reported. In addition to those killed, the explosions sent 33 people to the hospital, five of whom are in critical condition, a police spokesperson told Reuters. Of the three killed, two were police officers, Reuters reported. The first attack, that killed the police officers, took place near a police station. The two subsequent attacks took place about three minutes after the first near the parliament building and were executed by two bombers riding motorbikes.” (11/16/21)