Uganda Military

The Ugandan military said it is looking into circumstances under which a soldier killed four people before being shot dead by colleagues on Monday morning.

The shooting happened in the central Ugandan district of Waksio, deputy military spokesman Lt. Col. Deo Akiiki said in a statement.

“We are investigating an unfortunate incident this morning (Monday) where one of our soldiers, a one Lance Corporal Omara Denis Awillo, shot and killed two Local Defense Unit personnel, one civilian and one police special constable,” he said. Akiiki said Awillo was gunned down “to stop his wanton action.”

“We condemn the outrageous act of the lower commander against his subordinates,” he said. “We extend our sincere condolences to those whose life have been taken and grieve with the families.”

Disclaimer: News Ghana is not responsible for the reportage or opinions of contributors published on the website.

Send your news stories to [email protected] and via WhatsApp on +1-508-812-0505 

Previous articleChina contributes more to global development after upgrading foreign aid
Next articleS. African IEC seeks to postpone by-elections due to COVID-19
Xinhua News Agency, Xinhuanet is an important central news service-oriented website, an important information organ of the central government, and an important platform for building up China's online international communication capacity. Established on November 7, 1997, as an online news provider of the Xinhua News Agency, it was officially named Xinhuanet on March 10, 2000 and began around-the-clock news release with leading online public opinion at home and setting a good image of China abroad as its main task.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here