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‘Wade in the water’ – Two Christians killed by radical Muslims in Uganda

According to one of the pastor’s relatives, one of the Muslims told Christians a day before the assault, “We have discovered that your mission is not to fish but to hold Christian meetings and then convert Muslims to Christianity. We are not going to take this mission of yours lightly. This is our last warning to you.”


On June 22nd, radical Muslims from Lugonyola village (eastern Uganda) beat and drowned 25-year-old pastor Peter Kyakulaga and 22-year-old church member Tuule Mumbya. These two Christians were drowned in a lake on the outskirts of Lugonyola village, Kaliro District. The incident took place on Monday night, June 22nd but reports were not released until last week.

Muslims severely warned Christians to stop evangelizing in the area. According to Morning Star News, this assault was just the latest instance of Christians being persecuted in Uganda.

The Christian community of Namuseru village had come up with a strategy of bringing the gospel to Muslims. they decided that they would cross the lake that separated their two villages to go fishing and as they interacted with Muslims near Lugonyola village, they would invite them to evangelistic meetings.

David Nabyoma, chairperson of the local council from Namuseru village and a member of the church of Uganda told Morning Star News (MSN) that Christian friends knocked on his door at 10 p.m. the night of June 22. He stated the following, “They were requesting help, saying Muslims from Lugonyola had invaded the area around the lakeside, and several Christians were reported to have been injured, including my son.

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