ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Bomb Attack in Uganda

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Ugandan constabulary  members unafraid  the country   of an detonation  successful  Komamboga, a suburb connected  the bluish   outskirts of Kampala, Uganda, connected  Oct. 24, 2021. (Abubaker Lubows/Reuters)

Ugandan constabulary members unafraid the country of an detonation successful Komamboga, a suburb connected the bluish outskirts of Kampala, Uganda, connected Oct. 24, 2021. (Abubaker Lubows/Reuters)

The ISIS violent radical has claimed work for a deadly bomb attack astatine an eatery successful the superior of Uganda connected Oct. 23 that killed astatine slightest 1 person, the radical said.

In a connection posted successful an affiliated Telegram transmission connected Oct. 24, ISIS said some of its members detonated an explosive instrumentality successful a barroom wherever “members and spies of the Crusader Ugandan authorities were gathering” successful Kampala, the country’s capital.

The blast killed a 20-year-old waitress and wounded 3 others, 2 of whom are successful captious condition, constabulary said.

Uganda President Yoweri Museveni said that 3 ISIS terrorists disguised arsenic customers entered the eatery and near a bundle that exploded, adding that the incidental “seems to beryllium a violent act” and promised to hunt down those responsible.

“We regret the decease of the young woman and the 3 that were injured,” Museveni said successful a statement connected Twitter. “Earlier on, I had been told of 5 injured, but now, I americium told, they are three.”

Police confirmed that the explosive instrumentality that was utilized successful the violent onslaught was packed with nails and exploded astatine astir 9 p.m. astatine the edifice named, Digida Pork Point, located connected the outskirts of the Uganda capital.

“I condemn the enactment of the ‘parasite pigs’ that planted a weaponry astatine Digida Pork Point wherever they merchantability pork, sodas & alcohol,” Museveni said. “Although these radical were breaking curfew hours & utilizing the spot arsenic a bar, inactive the criminality of the perpetrators indispensable beryllium condemned.”

Uganda remains nether a nationwide COVID-19-related night-time curfew from 7:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. section time.

In 2010, the Somali ISIS violent radical al Shabaab killed dozens of radical successful Kampala successful a weaponry attack, saying it was punishing Uganda for deploying troops successful Somalia.

On Oct. 15, ISIS besides claimed work for a deadly termination bomb onslaught astatine a Shiite mosque successful confederate Afghanistan that killed 47 radical and injured dozens more.

The deadly mass-casualty weaponry onslaught was the 2nd incidental targeting worshippers successful the state successful conscionable 1 week.

Reuters contributed to this report.

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