Uganda: Two American Missionaries and Ugandan Student Killed

Thursday, March 25, 2004

Uniformed Robbers Attacked Christian Training Center – German Development Worker Unhurt

By Wolfgang Polzer
Special to ASSIST News Service

KAMPALA/STUTTGART (ANS) -- An American missionary couple and a Ugandan student have been killed in an attack on a Christian agricultural training center in Northwestern Uganda. According to police reports seven armed and uniformed men entered the premises of the school near Yumbe during the night of March 19.

They stole equipment and set fire to eight residential cottages for students. One of them died. The Americans Warren and Donna Pett, missionaries with Africa Inland Mission, were shot.

They had been teaching at the compound only for a short time. A female German development worker, sent out by the agency Christian Co-Workers International in Stuttgart, was not hurt.