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VIDEO: Boda boda fight in Kampala leaves many injured - #Uganda

Police offcers attempt to restore order in the
Police officers attempt to restore order in the area. Photo by Michael Kakumirizi 
Police in Wakaliga, a Kampala suburb have fired bullets to disperse two rival factions of boda boda operators that were fighting. 
Traffic has been paralysed and several boda boda operators seriously injured following the Saturday morning scuffle. 
The usually busy Wakaliga road was marred with
The usually busy Wakaliga road was marred with running battles. Photo by Michael Kakumirizi

Running battles between boda boda cyclists and police ensued after members of the Boda Boda 2010 Association led by Mr Abdul Kitata allegedly attacked members of Century Rider's Association at their offices in Wakaliga where they were holding a meeting.
Members of both associations were seen armed with weapons including pangas, hoes, sticks, machetes, among others. 
Some boda boda cyclists were forced to abandon
Some boda boda cyclists were forced to abandon their motorcycles. Photo by Michael Kakumirizi

They attacked our offices in Wakaliga as we were holding meetings. Several motorcycles were also burnt to ashes by the warring factions.
STORY CREDIT: DAILY MONITOR



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