Three explosive devices were detonated last night, Sunday 11 July 2010, at approximately 22:25 at Ethiopian Village Restaurant and 23:15 at Kyadondo Rugby Club, in Kampala, during the televised World Cup 2010 finals.
64 persons have been confirmed dead. 57 have been admitted in various hospitals and 14 treated for minor injuries and discharged.
Identification and trauma centers are being set up at Mulago Hospital and International Hospital Kampala. Toll free numbers for investigations and other queries shall be communicated.
H.E The President will be inspecting the scene of these criminal incidents and also visit the injured persons admitted in various hospitals.
The public is reminded to be vigilant in regards to security and report any suspicious activities to the police. Investigations are ongoing and further information shall be availed later today.
Government of Uganda does convey its condolences to the bereaved families and requests the public to remain calm.
12 July 2010