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OBS (16.11.2021 09:03 am Danish time)

UGANDA: Two explosions, at least one of which was powerful, have been reported in the Central Business District (CBD) of Kampala. The exact location is unknown but there are reports that one explosion happened at Kampala Central Police Station and the other explosion at Jubilee House right next to Uganda's Parliament. Everyone is encouraged to stay away from the Central Business District. There is no precise information yet on the number of injured.

Stay updated via the police twitter: AIGP Asan Kasingye or the police website: Uganda Police Force (upf.go.ug) and follow the instructions of the local authorities. You can contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Citizen Service +45 33921112 if you urgently need advice.

 



 

OBS (25.10.2021 7:43 pm)

Uganda's police have confirmed that at approx. 5 pm local time today an explosion took place in a bus in Mpigi outside of Kampala. The bus was on its way from Kampala to Nishenyi. Two are reported dead and several injured. There is no information yet on whether the explosion is related to the attack that took place in Kampala on October 23rd, and which the government describes as a terrorist attack. Stay updated via the Ugandan police's twitter: https://twitter.com/policeug/status/1452668339407446029?s=21.

 

OBS (24.10.2021 9:35 pm)

The latest update from the Ugandan police and their official announcement: https://twitter.com/PoliceUg/status/1452267742808223753?s=20

The announcement can also be read on the police website: https://www.upf.go.ug/explosion-at-komamboga-ward-was-an-intentional-act-of-domestic-terror/

 

OBS (23.10.2021 11:35 pm)

Newly received media reports notify about a possible bombing at a bar in Kampala tonight around 9 p.m.

There was reportedly an explosion at a popular bar and restaurant in the Komamboga area, located in the northern part of Kampala just outside the city center.

The announcement from the local police is that a Ugandan citizen has been killed and 7 people have been reported injured.

So far, information is scarce. The embassy will follow any further developments closely and update the website as soon as there is more information.

Follow the local police’s updates on the situation on Twitter: https://twitter.com/PoliceUg

They will also update their website when there are any new developments: https://www.upf.go.ug/

 

OBS (05.10.2021 20:05)

There is currently a possible increased risk of terrorism targeting areas in Kampala where many foreigners are traveling, including Gbaba Road. On October 4th, police shot and killed a suspected suicide bomber in Kampala, but it is not known whether the threat has been averted.

 

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