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The Mulago Hospital massacre
Classification: Mass murderer
Characteristics: Attacks in hospital
Number of victims: 12
Date of murder: July 28, 1950
Date of arrest: Same day
Date of birth: 1895
Victim profile: A woman and eleven children (patients)
Method of murder: Stabbing with knife
Location: Kampala, Uganda
Status: Charged with ten counts of murder. Sentence unknown

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.



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