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Gunfire In Rubaga As Police Battle Armed Militants

Today morning at around 5:00am, an intelligence led operation was conducted by police in Kinoonya Zone, Masanafu Village in Rubaga Division in Kampala.

According to the Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson Patrick Onyango, one police officer was injured but currently out of danger, and another armed suspect was arrested and has been identified as Mulunda Stanley.

some of the exhibits discovered from the apartment where the suspects reside

He stated that Mulunda’s accomplice escaped, but police officers were able to get his identity as Kasirye Richard, which he says will be used to track him down.

The two suspects according to police rented an apartment where one was arrested and items recovered.

a wall hit by bullets during the fire exchange

The recovered items include; two rifles, two magazines, 32 live ammunitions, a number plate UAM 046J, a hammer and some document suspected to be from court.

“We want to commend the Police officers who participated in this successful operation,” he said adding that inquiries are ongoing and more details will follow soon.

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