Mulago Hospital massacre

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Mulago Hospital massacre
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date July 28, 1950
Target Patients at Mulago Hospital
Attack type
Mass murder
Weapons Knife
Deaths 12
Perpetrator Lazaro Obwara

The Mulago Hospital massacre occurred at the Mulago Government African Hospital in Kampala, Uganda on July 28, 1950. After visiting his dying son at the hospital, 55-year-old Lazaro Obwara ran down the ward and stabbed a woman and eleven children with a knife, all of whom died. Obwara was arrested and charged with ten counts of murder.[1][2][3][4][5]