Dozens killed by militants in Uganda Featured

On June 17, 2023, armed rebels from the Allied Democratic Force (ADF), a militant group, attacked the Lhubirira secondary school in Mpondwe, western Uganda, near the border with the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The attack resulted in the following consequences:

At least 41 people were killed, mostly students.

Six others were abducted.

A dormitory was burnt, and a food store was looted.

Eight people were critically injured and transferred to Bwera Hospital

Ugandan Police and the Uganda People's Defense Force are in "hot pursuit" of the suspects.

 The attackers fled towards Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

 This incident marks the deadliest attack of its kind in the country.

Last modified on Sunday, 18 June 2023 13:57