Deadly Uganda clash blamed on Rwenzururu king's militia

Deadly Uganda clash blamed on Rwenzururu king's militia
 

At least 14 people have been killed in Uganda, in a battle between police and militia allegedly linked to one of the country's traditional kings.
Militiamen are reported to have attacked a police post in the western town of Kasese, the home of the King of Rwenzururu, Charles Wesley Mumbere.
Eight militia and two police officers were among the dead.
A Ugandan government spokesman accused the militia of seeking to break away from Uganda.
"These militiamen have set up camps in the Rwenzori mountains from where they train and come to attack government installations," Shaban Bantariza... read more

 
27 November 2016 in World News, Views: 50
Source: BBC
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