Ugandan minister hurt, daughter killed, in assassination bid

Uganda’s transport minister was shot Tuesday in what police said was a “targeted drive-by shooting” which left the former top general’s daughter and bodyguard dead.

Gunmen riding motorcycles followed General Edward Katumba Wamala, who once served as army chief, from his home in the capital for four kilometres (two-and-a-half miles) before they sprayed his vehicle with bullets, a police statement said.

The style of the attack echoed that of several others over the years which have left high-profile Ugandans dead,

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