Police storm royal palace and seize a cache of machetes, spears and petrol bombs

Police storm royal palace and seize a cache of machetes, spears and petrol bombs
 

At least 46 members of king Charles Wesley Mumbere's guards died fighting police and soldiers in western Uganda, a regional police spokesman said, raising an earlier estimate of the toll. Sixteen police officers also died, he added. 
Police detained Mumbere on Sunday and accused his supporters of trying to create a new state in the area near the border with Democratic Republic of Congo. 
There has been no statement from the king, a supporter of opposition parties who have challenged President Yoweri Museveni's victory in February elections. The surrounding Rwenzori region has seen regular... read more

 
28 November 2016 in World News, Views: 57
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