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11/07/2010 Kampala attacks

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Al-Shabab 'hallmarks' in Uganda blasts

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Uganda blasts strike World Cup watchers

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Kampala bombings kill Cup fans

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74 Die in Kampala Terror Blasts

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Ugandans Mourn for Bombing Victims

The Kampala attacks were suicide bombings carried out against crowds watching a screening of the 2010 FIFA World Cup Final match at two locations in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. The attacks left 74 dead and 71 injured. Al-Shabaab, an Islamist militia based in Somalia that has ties to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility for the blasts.
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