Four people have been hacked to death in Nakasongola District.
The victims who included two children and two adults were killed by unidentified assailants in Wabigalo trading centre, Wabinyonyi Sub County.
Mr Patrick Lugonvu, the Parish Internal Security Officer said that the assailants armed with a machete attacked the victims in different places on Thursday between 1pm and 3pm.
One of the deceased has been identified as Lozio Matovu who was attacked in his kitchen while cooking food.
The District Police Commander Ms Patience Namara, LCV chairperson Sam Kigula and UPDF soldiers from Nakasongola army barracks visited crime scenes and embarked on an operation to hunt down the suspected killers.