Irishwoman killed in Uganda bomb named

The Irish woman killed in a bomb blast in Uganda on Sunday has been named as Marie Smith.

The 51-year-old lay missionary, who was originally from Dublin, had been working in Africa for 30 years.

She was one of 74 people killed in two separate attacks in the capital Kampala.

An al-Qaida linked terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the bombings, which targeted people watching the World Cup final.


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