Soldier who lost eye airlifted to Bombo hospital


The UPDF soldier who was attacked in Amuru district has been airlifted to Bombo hospital.

Brig Richard Karemire, the army spokesperson, said Pte Niwanyine Alex was attacked in Bibia while enforcing measures to prevent COVID19.

He has been evacuated to Bombo General Military Hospital for further attention.

“We wish well our Comrade. The struggle to keep our people and country safe continues.”

The Minister of State for Defense & Veterans Affairs (General Duties) Hon Col (Rtd) Charles Engola on Monday visited Pte Niwanyine in Gulu hospital.

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He was accompanied by Brig Gen Bonny Bamwisaki the 4 Infantry Division Commander.

He was violently attacked in Bibia. Col. Mbusi from the 4th Division in Gulu visited the soldier in hospital.



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