A minimum of 25 folks have been killed at a faculty in western Uganda by rebels linked to the Islamic State group.
An additional eight folks stay in a essential situation after the assault on Lhubiriha secondary college in Mpondwe.
Police say the assault on Friday was carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) – a Ugandan group primarily based within the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Troopers are pursuing the group who fled in direction of Virunga Nationwide park within the DRC, police added.
“To this point 25 our bodies have been recovered from the varsity and transferred to Bwera Hospital”, nationwide police spokesperson Fred Enaga mentioned in an announcement on Saturday.
A dormitory on the college was burnt and a meals retailer was looted throughout Friday night time’s assault, he added.
The assault on the varsity, positioned lower than two kilometres (1.25 miles) from Uganda’s border with the DRC, is the primary such assault on a Ugandan college for a few years.
ADF rebels have been working from contained in the DRC for the previous 20 years.