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Blasts at Uganda MPs Bobi Wine and Allan Ssewanyana's homes

Blasts at Uganda MPs Bobi Wine and Allan Ssewanyana's homes
From BBC - October 3, 2017

Grenade attacks have taken place at the homes of two Ugandan opposition MPs,including singer-turned-politician Robert Kyagulanyi.

Mr Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, said he was targeted for opposing the ruling party's plan to scrap the presidential age limit.

Mr Kyagulanyi and MP Allan Ssewanyana said their homes shook and windows were shattered by the explosions.

A government spokesman denied the government was behind the blasts.

"Flash grenades at opposition MPs' homes could be own scare tactics to frame government," Ofwono Opondo was quoted by the state-allied New Vision newspaper. "There is no record or history of this NRM government killing political opposition," he added.

Mr Kyagulanyi said he had received death threats on a daily basis because of his opposition to the removal of the presidential age limit.

He would not be intimidated by the "cowardly" attacks, he said

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