Bobi Wine says bodyguard killed amid clashes in Uganda

Popular musician and prominent opposition leader claims member of security team was run over by the military police, which the authorities deny

Ugandan opposition leader Bobi Wine has said his bodyguard has been killed and two journalists injured amid violent confrontations between security forces and his followers.

A tearful Wine, a popular singer and politician who is challenging the country’s long-time leader, said his bodyguard had died of his injuries after allegedly being run over by a truck belonging to the military police. The victim, Francis Senteza, was attacked while helping to transport a journalist injured in an earlier confrontation between police and a group of Wine’s supporters, he said.

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