allAfrica.com: Uganda: Army Says 100 Soldiers Killed in Fighting

At least 100 soldiers serving with the Uganda People’s Defence Forces in the theatres of conflict in Somalia, Central African Republic and Karamoja sub-region have been killed in the last one year, a senior military officer told Parliament yesterday.Gen. Katumba Wamala, the commander of the Land Forces, told the House Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs that between June 2009 and June 2010, the UPDF lost 113 soldiers. The army, he said, also recorded 240 soldiers as seriously injured while taking part in various operations in the three operational zones. The General said, in Karamoja, 55 soldiers have been killed and 86 injured; in Somalia 26 have died and 68 were injured while in the Central African Republic, 32 have died and 86 injured.

allAfrica.com: Uganda: Army Says 100 Soldiers Killed in Fighting

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