Police speaks after grenade kills 3 in Wakiso



A grenade explosion killed three people in Wakiso district leaving two others injured.

The incident occurred on Friday evening in Kirolo village, Masai parish, Masulita sub county.

Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson, Patrick Onyango, told Sunday Vision that the blast blew off the roof of the house and damaged the walls.

Those killed in the explosion include; Kisaakye Nakanjako, 3, Juliana Nalwadda,70, and Nalongo Nakayiza.

Onyango said those who got minor injuries Goretti Namakula, and a one identified only Patrick, received treatment at Mulago hospital and were discharged.

Onyango said the fatal blast was from a grenade which mistaken for scrap had been put in the family kitchen within firewood.

“When they put it in the fire place, it blew,” Onyango said, noting that a team of Police counter terrorism experts, who assessed the area, recovered cartridges of model USM 31 rifle grenade.

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