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Security has been beefed up at the Uganda- Congo Border in Bundibugyo district.
When Uganda Radio Network visited the border at Busunga town, which is 20 kilometers from Bundibugyo town, there was heavy deployment of UPDF soldiers and plain clothed security operatives.
The operatives were checking for proper identifications from every person who was crossing into Uganda and entering the DRC.
Those who did not have proper identification documents were refused entry into the country.
Two UPDF helicopters were also patrolling the air space at the border.
In 1997, the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), a terrorist rebel group crossed into Uganda from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and attacked the districts of Bundibugyo, Kabarole and Kasese.
In Kabarole district, over 80 students of Kichwamba Technical School were burnt to death by the rebels.
Biira Mbambu, a trader at Busunga trading centre says that security was beefed up this morning at 5:30a.m.
She says that she saw seven lorry trucks carrying UPDF soldiers to the border.
Mbambu also says that she supports the deployment of the soldiers because there are some remnants of the ADF hiding in DRC who may attack the district anytime.
David Kyomuhendo, the District Internal Security Officer Bundibugyo district says that the army will remain alert at the border following the bomb blasts in Kampala.
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Samuel Kazinga, the Resident District Commissioner Bundibugyo could not be reached for a comment because he was in a security meeting.