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Two reported dead in Uganda’s capital twin explosions

[The Uganda's explosion scene. Photo/Courtesy].

Two people have been reported dead after two explosions have hit the centre of the Ugandan capital Kampala.

One blast took place near parliament buildings, with the other going off close to the city’s police headquarters.

Various people have also been injured in the explosion.

A local television channel, NTV Uganda said he saw pieces of flesh scattered in the road.

The cause of the blast was not immediately established but the Ugandan authorities have blamed previous bombings on Islamist militants.

Ugandan forces are part of an African Union peacekeeping force in Somalia fighting Al-Shabab, an insurgent group allied to Al-Qaeda.

Last month, the Islamic State group said it was behind an attack on a bar in Kampala which killed a 20-year-old waitress.

Proceedings in parliament have been called off and MPs advised not to come to the building following Tuesday’s blast.

This comes barely a week after Kenya heightened its vigilance.

The explosion has gone off at Raja Chambers, along Parliamentary Avenue in Kampala.

Another bomb explosion was reported at the entrance of the Central Police Station.

Witnesses said office buildings shook when the blasts went off.

According to the pictures shared on social media, cars were filmed burning after the explosion.