Terrorist attack in Uganda safari claims lives of honeymooning couple, guide

Three people were killed in what police called a "cowardly terrorist attack" in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park on October 17. (Credit: Uganda Police Force via Storyful)

Three people were killed, including a couple on their honeymoon, in a terrorist attack in Uganda’s Queen Elizabeth National Park.

Authorities, calling  the attack "cowardly," happened on October 17. 

The victims were identified as a Briton, a South African, and their Ugandan guide, according to The Times.

Their vehicle was also set on fire. 

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Uganda’s president, Yoweri K Museveni, said the terrorists "will pay with their own wretched lives."

A picture of the burning vehicle was shared on social media. 

Police indicated the attack was carried out by "suspected ADF [Allied Democratic Forces, an Islamist force] rebels."

Storyful contributed to this report. This story was reported from Los Angeles.