Ugandan Top General survives Assassination

Gen Katumba Wamala and his bodyguard at the scene. Courtesy photo

Updated at 0959 GMT on Tuesday 1st May 2021

KAMPALA- HICGI News Agency is confirming an assassination failed plot on Ugandan top Military General Katumba Wamala. A convoy carrying Katumba Wamala, the Minister of Works and Transport and a four-star general in the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has been shot at in Kisaasi.

The incident happened on Tuesday morning at around 9am. According to the video footage that has been circulating on social media, Gen Katumba is seen walking but his clothes are stained in blood. Unconfirmed reports state that he has been rushed to the nearby hospital for medical attention.

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There also unconfirmed reports that his driver and daughter who were with him are feared dead.

Gen Katumba Wamala with his daughter – File

1350 GMT

In the hospital moments ago, Gen Katumba has spoken to his family about his current state. “I have survived the bad people with some wounds, not very serious, I’ll be fine.”

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