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Uganda: One dead, nine injured in Matugga explosion

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An explosion has killed one person and injured nine others in Kampala. L

However, the explosion occurred on Saturday, September 21 around 3 pm in Mabanda Trading Centre, Mutugga in Wakiso District, Uganda.

In addition, the Spokesperson, Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police, Luke Owoyesigyire confirmed the incident.

Moreover, the explosion went off as groups of scrap dealers were cutting a piece of metal. I

Meanwhile, the deceased has been identified as Abdul Igga, aged twenty-three, a welder in the Mabande trading center.

Therefore, the injured victims are Rodgers Matovu, a cyclist from Bombo and Gerald Kajubi from Matugga.

Others including Rashid Mukasoma, Fatima Nantongo, Namulibwa, Galiwango and Ssalongo.

Victims are presently receiving treatment at the Mulago hospital.

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