There was a bomb scare at the International University Of East Africa Auditorium in Kasanga on Sunday.
This an incident occurred while prayers were ongoing. It’s alleged that an item suspected to be an explosive was sighted by one of the security guards who immediately alerted police in the area.
According to Kampala Metropolitan police, the Bomb Squad responded fast, took control of the situation and had the worshipers evacuated to another safely designated place for normal prayers.
“However upon examination, the object has been identified as a party popper and was safely taken away from the scene. We want to commend the members of the public for being vigilant and informing the police in time,” stated the Police.
The public was urged to vigilant and report to the area police in case of any incidents and items that look suspicious in there communities.
It is crucial that members of the public should always take necessary security precautions at their homes, roads, places of leisure, worship etc.