On 17ty June 2023, Ugandans were gutted by the sad news of the Allied Democratic Front ADF killing over 45 children at Lhubiriha Secondary Schoo
On 17ty June 2023, Ugandans were gutted by the sad news of the Allied Democratic Front ADF killing over 45 children at Lhubiriha Secondary School in Mpondwe.
According to reports on our news desk, the ADF attacked the Lhubiriha Secondary School on Friday night killing children who were in their dormitories.
By press time, 45 fatalities had been reported, and others who sustained serious injuries were rushed to the nearby hospital for medication.
The rebels surveilled their target in the vicinity for two days, according to Maj Gen Olum, before launching the attack that claimed the lives of innocent people.
Maj Gen Olum adds that the rebels first intended to torch army vehicles, but they later changed their plans and attacked the school instead.
Ugandans, who are currently in a state of mourning, have harshly criticised the ADF’s mass slaughter of innocent children.
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Several celebrities, including Lynda Ddane, Rema Namakula, and Bebe Cool, have expressed their condolences on social media.
My deepest condolences to the families who lost their children in the terrorist attack by the ADF rebels on Lhubirira Secondary School, in Mpondwe, that happened early morning.
Killing innocent people, especially children, is the greatest cowardly act.
I hope and pray the…
— Bebe Cool (@BebeCoolUG) June 17, 2023
— Lynda Ddane (@lynda_ddane) June 17, 2023