Ugandan police shoot dead three pirates

Three other suspects arrested.

Ugandan police shoot dead three pirates, arrest three others near Migingo Island


Three pirates have been shot dead in Lake Victoria by Ugandan security forces.

The pirates were accosted inside the lake while robbing fishermen when they met their death near the disputed Migingo Island on Saturday night.

The suspects, believed to be Tanzanian nationals, had their own engine-powered boat which was also confiscated by the Ugandan officers and towed to the Migingo Island police post.

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