A seven year-old boy was killed in a grenade blast on Saturday in Kasese district.
The deceased Benson Masereka was a son to Josephat Kijuguta, a resident of Kaghema village in Kyaihumba sub-county, Bukonzo East Kasese district.
According to the area LCI chairperson, Selly Ngobi, the incident happened at around 12:30pm on Saturday while the parents were in the garden.
The boy mistook the grenade for an avocado hidden under his father’s bed.
The boy died while being taken to Kagando hospital for treatment.