Fruit-shaped bomb kills 2 children in Uganda


A blast has killed at least two children in a Ugandan village as the country grapples with the third bomb attack in a week.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for Friday’s incident. According to a senior police official, the device looked like an exotic “jackfruit” and was given to the children while they were playing.

The explosion occurred in Nakaseke district, 60km (27 miles) north of the capital, Kampala. It killed a 14-year-old and a second child with disabilities, police spokesman Asan Kasingye said in a tweet.

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Source: Al Jazeera