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Uganda seizes explosives, suicide vests from suspected al Shabaab cell

Sep 15, 2014    

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Police in the Ugandan capital of Kampala seized "substantial amounts of explosives" and suicide vests in raids on a suspected al Shabaab cell that was planning an imminent attack, a Ugandan official said in an interview on Sunday.Last Monday, Fuad Mohamed Khalaf Shongole, a senior al Shabaab official, said he would target Americans in New York and Washington and "capture Kenya and Uganda."Police arrested 19 people in the operation on Saturday, and Information Minister Rose Namayanja said Uganda is urging the public to "remain vigilant" as it co...

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