Government Assures Tourists Of Security In Rwenzori

By Samuel Sebuliba

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has assured all tourists of tight security in Rwenzori sub region despite the recent wave of violence that has caused renewed tension in the area.

Latest figures from the security personnel indicate that over 100 people mainly royal guards and police officers are confirmed to have died while 6 rifles have since gone missing.

Government has put the death toll of the Rwenzori clashes at 207 in the last two years.

Internal Affairs Minister Gen Jeje Odongo, the situation has so far normalized and security to all residents and tourists can now be guaranteed in Kasese town and other areas that were reported to be the most chaotic.