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Gov't to Compensate Victims of Kampala Bombings

Delivering a statement on the bomb blasts to Members of Parliament on Thursday, Nabbanja said that Government will organize compassionate assistance to the families of the bereaved families and the survivors.
Ambulances seen driving towards Parliament Avenue following an explosion.

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 Prime Minister Robinah Nabbanja has said that the Government will compensate victims of the Kampala twin bomb explosions. 

The bombs along Parliament Avenue and the Central Police Station-CPS on Buganda road on Tuesday claimed the lives of seven people and left 37 others injured. According to the police, three of the dead were suicide bombers, while the three are Police Constable Kungu Amos, civilians: Basibe Ismail, Sande Christopher, and George Katana.

      

Delivering a statement on the bomb blasts to Members of Parliament on Thursday, Nabbanja said that Government will organize compassionate assistance to the families of the bereaved families and the survivors.

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Solomon Silwany, MP Bukooli Central said that all the victims of the previous Bomb explosions should also be considered.  He cited the Komamboga and Swift Bus blasts.        

 According to Silwany, people whose buildings were destroyed by the explosions should also be compensated. 

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Tororo South MP Frederick Angura asked Parliament to work on its emergency procedures. He said that after the Tuesday bombings several MPs were stranded because there was no emergency plan.    

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The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Annet Anita Among said that the Speaker will make a statement on Saturday.



    

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