STRATFOR: Uganda: 64 Die In Blasts

July 12, 2010 Stratfor

Some 64 have died in bombings in Kampala, Uganda, while fans watched the World Cup final late July 11 on television, AP reported. Forty-nine died at a rugby club, while 15 were killed at an Ethiopian restaurant, according to police. One American was killed, according to the U.S. Embassy in Uganda. Police believe al Shabaab may be responsible. Sheik Yousuf Sheik Issa, an al Shabaab commander, did not confirm that his group was responsible, however, he said he was happy with the attacks, adding that what makes Uganda cry, makes the group happy, AP reported. A White House spokesman said Washington was ready to aid Uganda, adding that U.S. President Barack Obama was saddened by the loss of life.

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