Lives we lost: Mechanic shot while buying food

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  • The soldier, thinking the stone had come from the garage, jumped off the patrol car, opened the garage door and shot twice. One bullet grazed an old man in the back, while the second bullet hit Mawejje in the stomach.

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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