A lethal blast in Kampala late on Saturday gave the impression to be an act of terrorism, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni mentioned on Sunday.
He mentioned the explosion within the capital killed one individual, though the Uganda Police chief political commissar Asan Kasingye mentioned late on Saturday that two folks have been killed.
No less than seven folks have been injured, TV station NTV reported.
“It appears to be a terrorist act,” Museveni Tweeted on Sunday.
Ugandan President Tags The Lethal Blast In Kampala As An Act Of Terrorism
“The knowledge I’ve is that 3 folks got here and left a bundle in kaveera [plastic bag] which in a while exploded,” Museveni mentioned.
There was no speedy declare of duty.
Officers didn’t instantly reply to requests for remark.
The blast occurred at Digida Pork Joint, a restaurant, native media reported.
Movies shared on social media confirmed panicked and confused revellers illuminated by blue police lights.
Bomb blasts within the East African nation are uncommon, Kampala suffered a significant assault by Somalia’s al Shabaab in 2010 that killed dozens.
The group mentioned it had attacked Uganda as a punishment for its deployment of troops in Somalia.