3 Confirmed Dead And 9 Others Wounded In Intra-Communal Violence

At least 3 people have been confirmed dead and 9 others wounded during a fresh intra-communal violence between Atuot and Aliap Communities of Eastern Lakes State.

 By Mabor Riak Magok

RUMBEK, 26 June 2017 [Gurtong] - The clashes occurred last Wednesday at 11:00 near River Nile.

In an interview with Gurtong, the Minister of Information  in Eastern Lakes State , Abraham Majak Makur said over 200 heads of cattle belonging to the community of Aliap were raided and 150 heads of cattle including properties were also taken from Atuot community during the clashes.

Majak urged both sides of the two communities of Aliap and Atuot to exercise retraint and remain calm in order to allow government to pursue the culprits and apprehend them for justice to take its course.

He said the Governor of Eastern Lakes State, Bor Philiph Wunchok has sent his deputy and
He said the situation is now calm and under control.


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