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There is Restricted Entry to Parliament After Tuesday's Bomb Blasts

At the spot of the bomb blast, between the IPS building and Queens Chambers, everything remains intact including the wreckage of the five cars that got burnt and motorcycles lying on the ground. The newspaper stands and tree branches have all been preserved.
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There is restricted access to the precincts of parliament following the twin bombings in Kampala on Tuesday. Parliament suspended its sitting following the bombings at the IPS building along Parliament Avenue and the Central Police Station-CPS, Kampala on Buganda road, which claimed six people and injured 33 others.  

The blasts triggered panic in the chambers of parliament where several committee sittings were scheduled to take place. There is heightened security at parliament this morning with restricted access through the main gate. All roads leading to Parliament from National Theatre, Dewinton road, the parliamentary avenue from the Jinja road junction, and the areas around City hall are still cordoned off.

At the spot of the bomb blast, between the IPS building and Queens Chambers, everything remains intact including the wreckage of the five cars that got burnt and motorcycles lying on the ground. The newspaper stands and tree branches have all been preserved.

Apparently, no one was allowed to enter or exit from this area. Security is currently screening vehicles, bags, and luggage all the way from Uganda Railways grounds. All staff of the parliament and journalists have to wear their identity cards before gaining access to the precincts of Parliament. Cleaners, service providers, and visitors among others have been restricted from entering parliament.

 

Inside Parliament, there is no indication of the resumption of plenary and committee sittings as the situation still remains tense with only a handful of workers seen around the precincts of the house. No Member of Parliament was at the precincts of Parliament by the time of filing this story. 

The Uganda flag, which is usually hoisted during plenary days was also missing. The Parliament canteen is also closed because non-core workers have not reported. There has not been any further communication in regards to the resumption of plenary.   

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