Uganda World Cup bombings judgement begins at Kampala court


A Kampala court is due to give its verdict on the suspects accused of masterminding the 2010 World Cup bombings. More than 70 people were killed in the twin bombings, for which Somali group Al Shabab claimed responsibility.

The judgement at the trial of 13 al-Shabab suspects accused of being behind the twin bombings in Uganda’s capital, Kampala, in July 2010 that killed 74 people watching the football World Cup final has just began

Twelve of them are charged with terrorism, belonging to a terrorist organisation, 76 counts of murder (which include the two suicide bombers), and attempted murder.

Daily monitor has been tweeting as the court session in progress.