January 25, 2015

Bombs, Bullets & Grenades Recovered From Eastern Uganda

The army and police have recovered three grenades, two bombs, 10 rounds of live ammunition and a submachine gun in Soroti district.

Major David Omagor with  recovered bombs
Major David Omagor with recovered bombs

 

Maj. David Omagor the commandant operation Restore Hope says the military items were recovered from Bugondo Sub County in Soroti district.

He says the weapons were found abandoned in a bush in Kamoda parish. He says that army has managed to recover 219 guns, 143 bombs and 5,945 bullets from Teso sub region over the past eight years.

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Omagor says that some of the arms were confiscated from residents while others were voluntarily surrendered.  He appeals to residents still holding illegal guns to hand voluntarily.

Operation Restore Hope was introduced in Teso in 2008 to recover illegal guns, bombs and bullets.

Major David Omagor in the middle with his jounors
Major David Omagor in the middle with his jounors

1 thought on “Bombs, Bullets & Grenades Recovered From Eastern Uganda

  1. “Bombs, Bullets & Grenades Recovered From Eastern Uganda”

    The screaming headline gives the impression of a huge amount of ordinance and they are talking about “three grenades, two bombs, 10 rounds of live ammunition and a submachine gun”!

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