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Iron Bar Hitmen Injure Eight People in Hoima

The injured include three students of Hoima Nursing School and residents some of who are identified as Gerald Murungi, Annet Nyakato and One Shaka among others. Some are nursing injuries at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital, while the critical cases have been rushed to Mulago Hospital.

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Eight People are nursing injuries sustained in an attack by iron bar hit men in Hoima Municipality. The attack occurred last night at around 1:00 a.m. when the hit men invaded areas of Lusaka in Kahoora Division, Hoima Municipality.

The injured include three students of Hoima Nursing School and residents some of who are identified as Gerald Murungi, Annet Nyakato and One Shaka among others. Some are nursing injuries at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital, while the critical cases have been rushed to Mulago Hospital.

Lusaka Middle Village Chairperson Swalleh Man told Uganda Radio Network on Saturday afternoon that the hit men were moving in a group of seven people when they invaded the area. He adds that they were armed with Pangas, Knives and iron bars which were used to hack residents indiscriminately.

The attacked victims sustained severe injuries on the Head, Face, Back, Hands and neck.

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Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police Spokesperson confirms the report and says police is investigating the matter. He, however, declines to divulge details on the matter.

In July 2018, suspected Iron Bar hit men killed one person and critically injured four others in Mparo division, Hoima Municipality. The thugs also took off with an unspecified amount of money, hoofers, and DVD players among other things.

In September 2018, police arrested Five suspected iron bar hit-men who have since been charged in courts of law.

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