16 people killed as Uganda's security personnel battle protests over Bobi Wine arrest

FILE PHOTO: Ugandan riot policemen detain a supporter of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, in Luuka district
FILE PHOTO: Ugandan riot policemen detain a supporter of presidential candidate Robert Kyagulanyi, in Luuka district

KAMPALA (Reuters) - Sixteen people have been killed in Uganda over two days in operations by security personnel trying to quell protests triggered by the arrest of presidential candidate Bobi Wine, police said in a statement.

Police added 65 people had been injured while 350 people were arrested.

(Reporting by Elias Biryabarema; Editing by Alex Richardson)