Crime & Investigation

Westgate: Uganda Army Not Taking Chances

stomach geneva; font-size: small; line-height: 200%;”>UPDF publicist, erectile Lt Col Paddy Ankunda said “you don’t just cross borders sending military personnel and equipment without approval from Parliament and a mandate by United Nations.”

help geneva;”>Israel, UK and US military personnel are reported at the Mall supporting the Kenyan forces to rescue hostages and all kill the captors.

“What is true is that we have tightened security at all major installations in the country. The internal security has been strengthened to avoid being harmed by terrorists again,” said Ankunda in an exclusive interview with Chimpreports on Monday morning.

“The Al Shabaab have hit us before so we cannot take any chances. We remain on high alert to respond firmly to any eventuality,” added Ankunda.

He further added that border security remains “water-tight” to block possible infiltration of terrorists into the country.


He also urged the public to remain vigilante and report all suspicions persons or luggage to the nearest police stations.

At least 68 people have been confirmed dead and 179 injured in the Saturday attack on the upscale Mall by the Somali Islamist militants.

Uganda has since condemned the attack as cowardly and expressed readiness to support Kenya in bringing the siege to an end.

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