Police arrest 20 suspects in Uganda bombing

Uganda`s inspector general of police says 20 suspects have been arrested in connection with the Uganda bomb attacks that killed 76 people watching the World Cup final on television.

Kampala: Uganda`s inspector general of police
says 20 suspects have been arrested in connection with the
Uganda bomb attacks that killed 76 people watching the World
Cup final on television.

Kale Kayihura says that all those arrested have
connections with al-Shabab, and include Ugandans, Somalis,
Ethiopians and Pakistani nationals. Al-Shabab, Somalia`s most
dangerous militant group, claimed responsibility for the
attacks.

Kayihura today said that the 20 suspects are being held
by Ugandan security as they investigate Sunday`s bombing. He
said that 37 bomb victims are still receiving treatment in
hospitals.

Kenyan police said they arrested another suspect at a
police checkpoint Wednesday near the Kenya-Somalia border.

PTI