Uganda opposition leader injured during protest

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  • Besigye says likely hit by rubber bullet

  • Police say he may have been hurt in scuffle

  • Protests spread to other towns

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By Elias Biryabarema and Justin Dralaze

KAMPALA, April 14 (Reuters) - Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye, President Yoweri Museveni's closest rival in February elections, was injured while taking part in a protest against high food and fuel prices, he said on Thursday.

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