Thousands survive bomb attack as Police detonates huge bomb at Pr. Kayanja's Miracle Centre Cathedral in Kampala.

Police in Kampala has arrested a man suspected to have planted a bomb at the entrance of Miracle Centre Cathedral in Rubaga. The suspect has been identified as Abdulrahman Kintu aged 28 years. 

At around 1pm, Uganda police Bomb squad detonated the bomb before tracking down and arresting the suspect. 

The incident has been confirmed by Kampala Metropolitan police spokesperson Patrick Onyango. 

VIDEO Police Spokesperson, Patrick Onyango.

Onyango said the church, led by Pastor Robert Kayanja, had to be evacuated as soon as presence of the bomb was detected. 

Speaking to media, Pr. Kayanja thanked security for tacking action on time.

"This terrorist had plotted to kill innocent thousands of men and women of God, he had placed a bomb in a food flask but lucky enough, our security team at the entrance was so vigilant" -Pr Kayanja.

Watch Video Pr. Kayanja Speaks to media

He further noted that Police explosives experts detonated the bomb at the entrance of Miracle Centre Cathedral. 

The church hosts hundreds of congregants every Sunday. 

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