By Kyamanduma Patrick,
Two people are confirmed dead during a suspected attack on a heavy commercial vehicle by yet to be identified armed assailants in Katholhu in Nyakiyumbu subcounty along the Bwera- Kasese high way in Kasese district.
Calling for support and calm among the local residents, Lt. Mate Magwara, the Kasese Deputy Resident Commissioner confirmed the attack by those he called selfish robbers he said security was hunting for.
Lt. Magwara who did not give any much details about this security matter, said the deceased could have been the occupants of the heavy truck that was in the middle of the night shot at first; before being burnt beyond recognition. Lt. Magwara speaking……..
Other reports have indicated to this radio that a wounded man suspected to have been the third occupant in the same trailer carrying consumables, is being in critical condition at Bwera general hospital.
Mr. Peter Sunday Kakule, the Local council three chairperson for Nyakiyumbu subcounty like the RDC, called for vigilance among the local community members against suspects who could have kept i8n the area now that security patrols along the Uganda-DR Congo birder line had been beefed up. Details over the matter will come in out subsequent bulletins. END