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Police release statement on luwero police station attack

By: Melanie Aanyu

Aanyu Melanie | 95timefm

Police have explained circumstances under which unknown gunmen attacked Busiika police station in Luweero district killing two police officers and injuring others.

The attack happened at around 7:30pm last night(Monday).

Police spokesperson, Fred Enanga said in a statement revealed that the facts gathered indicate, that the assailants who were about seven emerged from three different sides, two in front and one from behind, were armed with a pistol and guns.

He explained that having surrounded the police station, the seven gunmen opened fire that killed Detective Inspector Alex Wagaluka, the OC CID for the station and constable Moses Ongol whereas two other constables Adrian Ochom and Stephen Odama were injured and are currently admitted to Bombo Military General Hospital in critical condition.

It is also said that the assailants first ordered locals in the trading centre where the police station is located to close their shops before they could start on their mission .