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Uganda: 25 killed by militants in school attack

At least 25 people have been killed at a school in western Uganda by rebels linked to the Islamic State group.

A further eight people remain in a critical condition after the attack on Lhubirira secondary school in Mpondwe.

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Police say the attack on Friday was carried out by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) – a Ugandan group based in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Soldiers are pursuing the group who fled towards Virunga National park in the DRC, police added.

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