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Nairobi Explosive 'same as Kampala bomb' - News ^ | October 3, 2013 01:00 | by Maureen Kakah

Posted on 10/02/2013 11:48:52 PM PDT by Cindy


SNIPPET: “An explosive found in a Nairobi matatu (taxi) was similar to the one used in a Kampala attack and two city bombings, a court heard on Tuesday.

The object weighing 10kgs, was an improvised explosive device designed to be exploded at a target by either a suicide bomber or by remote control via a cellphone, a police officer, who presented bomb experts’ findings, said.

“The device was complete with all the components of an improvised explosive device and was designed to function to maximum destruction of property and life,” the officer said. He told the court that the device was a replica of what was used in previous terror bombings such as the Kampala one during the 2010 World Cup finals, Moi Avenue’s Assanands building blast and the Eastleigh car bombing.”

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1 posted on 10/02/2013 11:48:52 PM PDT by Cindy
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“Twin Explosions Kill Dozens in Uganda As Crowds Watched World Cup Final”

Monday, July 12, 2010
By Max Delany and Jason Straziuso, Associated Press

Kampala, Uganda (AP) -

SNIPPET: “Several Americans from a Pennsylvania church group were wounded in the restaurant attack including Kris Sledge, 18, of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania.”

SNIPPET: “One American was killed, said Joann Lockard, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Embassy in Kampala.”

SNIPPET: “Kampala’s police chief said he believed Somalia’s most feared militant group, al-Shabab, could be responsible for the attack.”


NOTE The following text is a quote:

Friday, July 16, 2010

Much-loved Ugandan pastor among dead in Kampala World Cup terror blast

By Dan Wooding
Founder of ASSIST Ministries

KAMPALA, UGANDA (ANS) — A much-loved Ugandan pastor was amongst those killed in last Sunday’s terror blasts that ripped through two locations while people were watching the World Cup final game on television

Peter Mutabazi and his wife Alice

He was Peter Mutabazi who pastored a local Pentecostal church at Bwaise, in the suburbs of Kampala.

The pastor was amongst the 76 people who were killed, while hundreds were injured.

“On that fatal night, Peter and some visiting American missionaries were seated in the Ethiopian Restaurant where they had gone for dinner and also to watch the World Cup Final,” said Alex Mitala, General Overseer, National Fellowship of Born Again Pentecostal Churches in Uganda.

“Al Shabaab, a terrorist group of extreme Islamic Somalis, claimed responsibility for the bomb blast in which Peter died and also five of the missionaries were seriously injured. The same group are believed to be connected to Al Qaeda.

“Peter left behind Alice, his widow and five children. His burial took place on July 13th, in Mpigi District Central Uganda, where I originally planted that local church and later handed it over to P.A.G mission. We shall all miss Peter.”

On his Facebook page, Peter Mutabazi wrote, “We live in one of the biggest slums of Kampala the capital city of Uganda.”

Now his many friends in that slum area will be mourning the untimely death of their friend.

For more information about his work, please visit


Note: Photo included.

“Former Raleigh man dies in Uganda bombings”

SNIPPET: “KAMPALA, Uganda — An American who recently lived in Raleigh for a year was the lone American killed when explosions tore through crowds watching the World Cup final Sunday at a rugby club and an Ethiopian restaurant in Kampala, Uganda, killing at least 74 people.

Nathan Henn, 25, who worked with Invisible Children, a San Diego-based aid group that helps child soldiers in Africa, was killed on the rugby field. Henn was a native of Wilmington, Del., but his family moved to Raleigh in 2007, and he lived here for about a year, his sister, Brynne Henn, said this morning in a telephone interview.”


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3 posted on 10/03/2013 12:00:01 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind every blade of grass.)
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For some reason the link (which is good except on fr is not working, so let me try it here in a post):—same-as-Kampala-bomb-/-/688324/2016340/-/49le4mz/-/index.html

4 posted on 10/03/2013 12:05:56 AM PDT by Cindy
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