The remains of 10 UPDF soldiers who were killed in an attack on their Somalia base on Tuesday have been brought back to the country.
A UN plane carrying bodies of 10 landed at Entebbe international airport yesterday.
Major General Samuel Turyagyenda, the Airforce Commander during the ceremony to receive the bodies said the attacks on AMISOM give UPDF more reason to pursue the terrorists who continue to destabilize the Horn of Africa.
Meanwhile, in parliament, a moment of silence was observed in memory of the fallen heroes.
Brigadier Leo Kyanda says the families of the deceased will receive 50,000 US dollars as compensation under a UN arrangement.
Names of The fallen 10 peacekeepers , whose bodies were returned:
Leutenant David Etua Ondoma
Sergeant Charles Outa
Sergeant Charles Ojange
Sergeant Eddy Kakaire
Sergeant Abubaker Mugumya
Sergeant Emmanuel Wanyama
Lance Corporal Andrew Engema
Lance Corporal Phinius Ochowun
Private Isaac Okidi Lotyang
Private Geoffrey Kintu