On July 12, 2010, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton delivered a statement on the bombings in Uganda. The Secretary said:
"I join President Obama in strongly condemning today's attacks in Kampala, Uganda targeting innocent spectators watching the World Cup final. We understand that American citizens may have been injured or killed and our embassy is reaching out to assist. Our condolences go out to the families and friends of the victims, in the United States and Uganda.
"At this tragic moment, the United States stands with Uganda. We have a long-standing, close friendship with the people and government of Uganda and will work with them to bring the perpetrators of this crime to justice."Information for Americans in Uganda:
American citizens with questions or concerns may telephone the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Kampala at (256) (414) 259 791, ext. 6137. In the case of an emergency outside business hours or during any suspension of public services American citizens may reach the embassy duty officer by calling (256) (414) 259 791.
American citizens are urged to register and update their contact information with the U.S. Embassy in Kampala. The U.S. Embassy is located at Plot 1577 Ggaba Road. The phone number is (256) (414) 259 791, ext. 4137, fax (256) (414) 258 451, and email: KampalaUSCitizen@state.gov. For more information, please visit travel.state.gov.