Qatar Strongly Condemns Uganda School Attack

  • Publish date: Sunday، 18 June 2023
Qatar Strongly Condemns Uganda School Attack

Qatar has expressed its strong condemnation of the attack that targeted a secondary school in Mpondwe district in Uganda that left dozens killed and injured.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs reiterated Qatar's firm stance against these criminal acts and against all forms of terrorism and terrorism.

The ministry expressed Qatar's condolences to the families of the victims. It also wished the injured a speedy recovery.

According to Uganda's military, members of the ISIS-linked Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) rebel group attacked the Lhubirira secondary school late on Friday, killing at least 41 people, mostly students, and abducting six others.

Some were killed with machetes while others died when their dorms were set on fire, military spokesman Felix Kulayigye told CNN.

Authorities were still trying to extinguish the fire by Saturday morning. The military suspects more dead bodies may be found. 

Image source: AFP 

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