Museveni Urges UPDF To Be Vigilant Amidst Rising ADF Threat”

KAMPALA,(UG) –President Yoweri Museveni has revealed that the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) operating under Operation Shujaa carried out seven more attacks against the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) terrorists in the Democratic Republic of Congo, further throwing them in disarray.

In a post via his social media platform X (formerly Twitter) handle today, the President said the Ugandan army have intensified the hunt for the ADF terror group members in DRC.He explained that in the just concluded week, the UPDF carried out six devastating attacks using different air platforms and one attack by medium-range artillery.

According to him, the air-attacks were at a distance of between 64km and 65km from the border.Meanwhile, President Museveni has urged citizens in public places like churches, markets, mosques and leisure centres, among others, to be vigilant of strange faces and revenge attacks from the rebel group.

The President’s message of vigilance comes hours after a similar call by the Police following two separate blasts in Nabweru and Makindye in Kampala yesterday evening, though with no fatalities.