A portion of fishermen who operate alongside the shores of Lake Albert in Kikuube and Hoima districts have fled their landing web-sites for anxiety of currently being attacked by suspected Congolese militiamen.
The fishermen are operating their companies from the landing web sites of Kaiso, Kijangi, Kyehoro and Sebigoro amid some others.
They commenced fleeing the landing web pages on Monday evening pursuing attacks that have remaining 12 fishermen useless and 3 many others critically hurt.
Mr Henry Irumba, the Chairperson LC1 Kaiso landing web-site in Buseruka Sub County reported quite a few inhabitants are now living in panic though other people have started out fleeing to preserve their life. Mr Irumba defined that they are unable to rule out the probability of additional attacks.
Mr Kasangaki Ofungi, the Chairperson LC1 Kyehoro landing web site in Kabwoya Sub County, Kikuube District explained a quantity of citizens had by Monday night fled the area soon after obtaining info that the militiamen have threatened to attack.
Mr James Bigirwa, a fisherman at Kijangi landing site said that there is need to have for heightened protection on all the landing websites before they can resume their businesses.
Nonetheless, Mr Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Law enforcement Spokesperson reported that safety on the shores of Lake Albert has been heightened and there is no lead to for alarm.
He challenged leaders and inhabitants to avail stability with data about the routines of the suspected militia.