Kasese Death Toll Hits 100 as police discovers more 25 bodies

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Kasese Death Toll Hits 100 as police discovers more 25 bodies


The number of people who perished in the crash between army and royal guards of Rwenzururu kingdom has increased after more 25 more dead bodies were discovered.

Police yesterday recovered more 25 dead bodies that were nearly rotting in Maliba and Bugoye sub-counties thus raising the dead toll to 125.

The Rwenzori region particularly in Rwenzururu kingdom has been on tension following the gunfire outbreak between the royal guards and the police/ UPDF.

This came when police and UPDF soldiers decided to run an operation to disarm and dismantle the Kingdom royal guards which the guards reacted by engaging them into a fierce fight.

Meanwhile, the police spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi says the situation is now calm following the arrest of the king who was allegedly the mastermind of the massacre.

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