Uganda frees 18 World Cup bomb suspects

Kampala (Keydmedia) A Ugandan court has acquitted 18 people charged over the World Cup bomb attacks that killed more than 70 people in the capital, Kampala, in July.
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Three of those released, most of whom are of Somali or Kenyan origin, were re-arrested on separate charges.

State prosecutors said 17 other suspects would be tried on charges of terrorism, murder and attempted murder in connection with the bombings.

Somali Islamist group al-Shabab said it carried out the attack.

The bombs went off at a restaurant and a rugby club, where fans has gathered to watch the World Cup football final on TV.

Al-Shabab said the bombings were in revenge for Uganda

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