At least 215 people in
Layima, Rec ki Ceke, Atiti, Lakang and Acwera villages in Amuru Sub County in Amuru
district are out in the cold following the destruction of their homes during violent
Thirteen people are
nursing injuries at Lacor health center III, Oberabic health center II and St
Mary`s hospital Lacor following the clashes that occurred between Monday and
Wednesday this week.
Apollo Okwera, the
Amuru Sub County LC V councilor, says the clashes in Layima village are
between the family of Lakoli from Lamogi Payugu clan and the family of Ooyi
from Pawel clan.
He says the clashes sacked in other people from the two clans.
According to Okwera, police has started investigating the clashes in five
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Michael Lakony, the Amuru District LC V Chairperson, says three people are in
critical condition while one is under Intensive Care at St Mary`s hospital Lacor.
He 20 head of cattle, 60 goats and household items were looted in the clashes.
Lakony says 8 suspects were picked in a joint operation by the army and Uganda
Police force. He says they have liaised with UPDF to maintain deployment in the
area to prevent fresh clashes.
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Amuru district has had several land conflicts in, which people have lost lives.
At the beginning of June, several houses were destroyed in clashes at Amuru