The scene has been cordoned off
The suspected bomb explosion was heard near Nkumba University where security operatives have since been deployed.
The scene has been cordoned off as the bomb squad assesses the cause of the explosion.
One person, believed to be the tenant of the rental unit, has been apprehended to help in the investigation, according to Daily Monitor.
Preliminary report indicates that there were no deaths or injuries and the explosion could have been a result of a short circuit.