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Deadly Clashes Rock Uganda After Candidate’s Arrest


KAMPALA, Uganda—Cities across Uganda erupted into deadly violence on Thursday, a day after the government arrested the main opposition candidate ahead of presidential elections in January.

Security forces fired live rounds at tire-burning protesters, killing 16 and injuring 65, some with serious bullet wounds, police said, in the worst election-related violence of President Yoweri Museveni’s 34 years in power.


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