Islamic State group terrorists have targeted a school in Uganda. Police officials said on Saturday that in this attack, the terrorists have burnt alive 37 students. According to AFP, the army said it was pursuing Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) militants after a late Friday raid on a secondary school in Mpondwe in the district of Kasese, near the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Investigators said dormitories were set on fire after the attack and students were also vandalized in a brutal late-night attack by the ADF.
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“Unfortunately, so far we have received 37 bodies from this attack,” Felix Kulayegi, a spokesman for the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF), said in a statement. Eight people were injured, while six others were abducted and taken by the attackers to Virunga National Park, which borders the DR Congo, he said. The UPDF is pursuing the criminals to rescue the abducted students. started.
Kasese Resident Commissioner Joe Walusimbi said at least 25 of the victims were confirmed to be students at the school. It is the deadliest attack in Uganda since the twin bombings in Kampala in 2010 in an attack claimed by the Somalia-based al-Shabaab group. The Somalia-based al-Shabaab group claimed it was the deadliest attack in Uganda since the twin bombings in Kampala in 2010.