More than 100 Ugandan students were sent home from school this week after they mysteriously became hysterical, it is being reported by news24.com.

School officials in the western district Hoima said the children were possessed by demonic spirits.

“The situation is bad…They are chasing everybody including teachers and fellow pupils, throwing stones, banging doors and windows,” the school’s headmaster Vincent Kitende said.

Kitende contends a similar incident occurred last year and affected more than 200 students.

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