The army Tuesday dismissed as false of s shooting incident in Nateete outside Kampala.
“There has not been any shooting incident in Natete involving security forces,” said Brigadier Richard Karemire Spokesperson UPDF.
He added: “Take that news circulating as false. Stay home and stay safe.”
Speaking on the matter, KMP deputy police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire also dismissed the fake post making rounds on social media alleging Local Defence Unit personnel shot five people in Nateete, Kampala City suburb.
“This is not true as there has been no such shooting incident in the said area,” he said.
He said the public should disregard the post as it’s aimed at feeding fake news and also causing panic.
“Let us fight fake news as we deal with the spread of COVID-19.”