One person has died on the spot, and two others injured after a deadly explosion occurred on a bus belonging to Swift Safaris Bus company under registration number UAU 989T, at around 5pm along the Kampala- Masaka highway.
It is said that the Greater Bushenyi Regional Police Commander Muwanga Kityo was among the occupants of the bus that was travelling from Kampala to Ishaka, Bushenyi.
According to Police Spokesperson CP Fred Enanga, a team of bomb experts have been dispatched to Lungala, along the Kampala-Masaka highway.
“The scene has been cordoned off pending a thorough assessment and investigation by the bomb experts, We shall periodically give updates surrounding the incident,” Enanga said.
The development come only two days after a bomb attack targeting an eating point in Komamboga, a Kampala suburb killed one person and injured three other.
Commenting on the incident, Museveni said the attack appeared to be an act of terrorism.
He also asked the public not to fear, adding “we shall defeat this criminality like we have defeated all the other criminality committed by the pigs who don’t respect life.”