Ugandan AMISOM official shots dead fiancee in Somalia

Senior official of Ugandan Militray serving under the banner of African Union Mission in Somalia AMISOM has has killed his girl friend before shoting himself dead on the spot.

According to Kampala based Daily Monitor Newsapaper, Col. Aaron Kitakure shot and killed his love who was also Uganda Peoples Defense Forces UPDF contingent serving in the capital Mogadishu.

It is unclear what resulted the killing which is reported to have occurred last Sunday in one of the AMISOM bases in Somali capital, Mogadishu.

UPDF Spokesman Col. Paddy Ankunda has confirmed the case and said investigations have been launched to established the cause.

Col. Ankunda told the media that the investigations are on and he cannot give preliminray reports before the end of the investigations.

There are over 8000 UPDF troops in Somalia serving in the name of AMISOM peacekeeping troops fighting armed group Al Shabaab.

During Ugandan troops rotation event in Kampala on June top army commander has warned UPDF personnel against Somali women and men relationship while on peace keeping mission duty.

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