Uganda foils bomb plot at army commander’s funeral

A suspected suicide bomber has been arrested in Uganda for planning to blow up mourners at the funeral of an army commander known as “the Lion of Mogadishu”.

Maj-Gen Paul Lokech earned his nickname from the time he headed the African Union force in Somalia (Amisom) in the mid-2000s.

He is credited with flushing out al-Shabab Islamist militants from the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

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Source: The Star