By Alvin Twebaze
Police and army are investigating the circumstance under which ADF rebels attacked Lhubirira secondary school, in Mpondwe, Kasese last night 16th June 2023 killing at least 25 students and injuring several others.
The school that was attacked is located about 2 kms from the DRC border.
A dormitory was burnt and a food store looted leaving eight victims injured, and others reportedly in a critical condition at Bwera Hospital.
A hot pursuit by the UPDF and the police is also ongoing, towards Virunga national park.
According to UPDF spokesperson Felix Kulayigye said that the CDF and CLF are joining the UPDF Division commander on ground for an onspot assessment
However, the president of Uganda, H.E Museveni has dispatched The Ministry of Education and Sports to commiserate with the school.