A segment of fishermen who run along the shores of Lake Albert in Kikuube and Hoima districts have fled their landing websites for worry of currently being attacked by suspected Congolese militiamen.
The fishermen are operating their organizations from the landing web sites of Kaiso, Kijangi, Kyehoro and Sebigoro among some others.
They started fleeing the landing internet sites on Monday evening pursuing attacks that have remaining 12 fishermen dead and a few other folks critically injured.
Mr Henry Irumba, the Chairperson LC1 Kaiso landing site in Buseruka Sub County explained several people are now residing in concern even though some others have started fleeing to help save their lives. Mr Irumba discussed that they can’t rule out the probability of a lot more attacks.
Mr Kasangaki Ofungi, the Chairperson LC1 Kyehoro landing web page in Kabwoya Sub County, Kikuube District stated a range of inhabitants had by Monday evening fled the space soon after acquiring information that the militiamen have threatened to assault.
Mr James Bigirwa, a fisherman at Kijangi landing web site reported that there is need for heightened stability on all the landing websites in advance of they can resume their firms.
Nonetheless, Mr Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Law enforcement Spokesperson said that safety on the shores of Lake Albert has been heightened and there is no induce for alarm.
He challenged leaders and people to avail security with facts about the routines of the suspected militia.