KAMPALA, Nov 16 – A triple suicide bombing killed at least three people in the heart of Uganda’s capital on Tuesday, sending members of parliament and others rushing for cover as cars burst into flames in the latest in a wave of bomb attacks.
The blasts in Kampala shocked a nation that is known as a bulwark against violent Islamist militants in East Africa, and whose leader has spent years cultivating Western security support.
At least 33 people were being treated in hospital, including five who were in critical condition, police spokesperson Fred Enanga said.
The death toll including the three bombers was six, Enanga said.
A diplomat told Reuters two police were among the victims. Enanga confirmed the death toll included police