Uganda on high alert as ADF terrorist ‘returns’ for deadly mission

Uganda on high alert as ADF terrorist 'returns' for deadly mission
Security issues warning as ADF terrorist reenters the country.

Kampala, Uganda | By Michael Wandati | Ugandan security officials have issued a cautionary alert regarding the return of a suspected member of the dangerous ADF terrorist group, believed to be responsible for the recent twin bombings in Kampala.

“The ADF terrorist who was last year 2023 sent to plant bombs in Kampala has resurfaced to execute the deadly mission. You are advised to be vigilant and advised to report to any police or security agency,” an alert by security said on Sunday 17, March 2024.

Two improvised explosive devices detonated, one in Kikubamutwe parish in Kabalagala and another in Nabweru, Nansana Municipality.

According to reports from the army, the IED in Nabweru was allegedly brought by two young men who rented a house for three months. They left a bag in the room where the explosion occurred.

Bomb blast at IPS building
Bomb blast at IPS building on November 16, 2021.

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In Kabalagala, the IED was left on the veranda of a house in a busy street and later exploded, fortunately without causing any injuries.

Following these incidents, security authorities announced a reward of Shs 20 million for anyone providing information leading to the arrest of the suspects.

As of Sunday 17, March 2024, security officials confirmed that the Shs 20 million reward still stands for individuals providing credible information leading to the arrest of the suspect.

“The Shs 20 million bounty still awaits for anyone who gives information to security agencies.”