Lazaro Obwara
Born ca. 1895
Attack information
Date July 28, 1950
Location(s) Kampala, Uganda
Target(s) Patients at Mulago Hospital
Killed 12
Injured 1
Weapon(s) Knife

Lazaro Obwara was an Ugandan who killed twelve people and wounded one other at the Mulago Government African Hospital in Kampala, Uganda on July 28, 1950.

When visiting his dying son at the hospital, the 55-year-old first killed his own child with a knife, and then ran down the ward, fatally stabbing another ten children who were sleeping in their beds. He also killed a mother who was trying to protect her child, and wounded another woman. Obwara was arrested and charged with ten counts of murder.[1][2][3][4][5][6]


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