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Mpondwe ADF Attack: residents capture one suspected rebel

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A section of residents of Mpondwe in Kasese district has arrested a suspected ADF terrorist following an attack on Lhubiriha secondary school.

The suspect who was handed him over to the police for further management by the residents was captured following the suspected late Friday ADF deadly attack on Lubiriha secondary School that left 25 students dead.

These assailants also stole food including posho and beans and set the school in a blaze.

Police spokesperson SCP Fred Enanga said their officers led by the Bwera District Police Commander swung into action upon receiving the news.

The DPC he said, got in touch with the battalion comdr and the forces advanced to the scene.

“On arrival, the school was found burning with dead bodies of students lying in the compound and the school’s food store broken into and food to wit posho and beans taken,” Enanga said in a statement.

Read also: ADF militants kill 25 students, steal posho and beans

25 bodies had been discovered by the time SCP Enanga released the statement on Saturday morning. Eight [8] survivors, he said were also discovered and taken to Bwera government hospital

“Fire truck from the region has been called to put off the fire,” he said

“Commanding officer 5 mountain battalion, DPC, and team all at the scene. Deployment was done to safeguard the scene. UPDF on the move to pursue the attackers,” he added

According to the information obtained from the public, SCP Enanga said the attackers moved on foot with some abducted students (numbers not established) whom they used to carry the looted food toward Virunga national park

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