Security intensified at the Airport
The aviation police has intensified the checking of all passengers entering Uganda as a way of countering terror threats. The move followed the renewed terror threat, and subsequent arrest of 19 terror suspects.
Rudovich Awitta the commander aviation police says that they are taking all threats seriously.
Meanwhile, the UPDF has taken over the control of the eastern border security amid growing terror threats.
The move comes after the US embassy warned its citizens in Uganda of a planned terror attack by the Al- shabab militants. The UPDF Third Division Spokesperson Capt Jimmy Denis Omala says they have established a full battalion to monitor the border line from Amudat to Lale district in Kenya.