Lives we lost: 30-year-old asked for mercy in vain


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  • When the soldier saw that his order had not been obeyed, he opened fire and shot the LDU. Then, he turned the gun on Walungama.

In the last instalment of this series, we chronicle how bullets prematurely shattered the blooming dreams of dozens during two days of madness last November. In interviews with our reporter, Gillian Nantume, grieving families and friends share the triumphs, travails and final moments of relatives in a way that offers insights into the lives of victims hitherto treated as statistics.

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