Oman Offers Condolences to Uganda for School Attack

  • Publish date: Sunday، 18 June 2023 Last update: Friday، 13 October 2023
Oman Offers Condolences to Uganda for School Attack

Oman has offered its condolences to Uganda's government over the attack that targeted a secondary school in Mpondwe district in Uganda and left dozens killed and injured.

The foreign ministry affirmed Oman's firm stance against these criminal acts and against all forms of terrorism and terrorism.

According to Uganda's military, members of the ISIS-linked Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebel group attacked the Lhubirira secondary school late on Friday, killing at least 41 people, mostly students, and abducting six others.

Some were killed with machetes while others died when their dorms were set on fire, military spokesman Felix Kulayigye told CNN.

Authorities were still trying to extinguish the fire by Saturday morning. The military suspects more dead bodies may be found. 

Image source: AFP

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