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KASESE SCHOOL ATTACK: 24 Bodies Given To Relatives, 17 Await DNA Tests As Parents Rush To Withdraw Their Children From Boarding Schools

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As theories surrounding the attack on the Lhubiriha secondary school in Mpondwe near the Ugandan boarder with Congo in Kasese, reports indicate that 24 bodies of the students who were killed by assailants said to be Allied Democratic Forces.

New details especially from state house are de-linking the attack from the ADF and instead sighting wrangles in the ownership of the Canada funded Peter Hunter Lhubiriha SS Nyabugaando between the Canadian sponsors and the host community.

According to the first lady Janet Museveni who didn’t go to Kasese due to Covid-19 protocols at State lodge Nakasero revealed that the said ADF criminals but could have been hired by rivals claiming ownership of the school.

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“There’s an impression that perhaps the terrorist group may have been used by the people who were fighting to take over the school to do what they have done….there have been groups in Kasese who wanted to take it over, but because the school was built by a non governmental organization (NGO), there has been that conflict”-said Janet Museveni

Security has since arrested the director of the school a one Tom Nelson for questioning as as investigators widen the scope to ownership wrangles which have now taken centre stage.

24 bodies of the victims have since been handed to their respective families for burial as 17 who were burnt beyond recognition await DNA tests at the Fort portal regional referral hospital.

In a new twist following this attack, reports indicate that parents in Kasese and it’s neighborhoods have started withdrawing their children from boarding schools despite the army’s heightened security beef up.

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