Death Toll Rises in Ugandan World Cup Bomb Blasts

Bomb explosions have hit World Cup viewing venues in Kampala suburbs, killing scores and leaving many more critically injured.

A distraught woman calls on her cellphone from the scene of one of the blasts. Ugandan police fear that Al Shabaab, an Al Qaeda-linked Somali militant group was behind the attacks.

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    The Monitor, 13 July 2010

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  • Uganda:  Death Toll Climbs to 64 in Kampala Blasts

    New Vision, 12 July 2010

    The death toll in the simultaneous bomb blasts that rocked Kampala last night has climbed to 64 according to Police reports. read more »

  • Uganda:  Scores Die in World Cup Bomb Blasts

    New Vision, 12 July 2010

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  • Uganda:  23 Killed Watching World Cup

    allAfrica.com, 12 July 2010

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  • Uganda:  Dozens Killed in World Cup Bomb Blasts

    The Monitor, 12 July 2010

    More than 50 people have been killed in three separate bomb blasts in the Ugandan capital - Kampala as the residents watched the 2010 World Cup final on giant screens. read more »

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