Authority condemns killing of civilians in Gogrial East

Map of Gogrial in Warrap State, South Sudan.

The Government of Warrap State has condemned the attack on civilians that left 15 people dead and 17 others wounded last Thursday.

An armed youth from Mayom County in Unity State allegedly attacked Mangol Apuk village. The motive remains unclear.

Among those killed were women, children, and older adults. Houses and shops were also burnt to ashes during the attack.

Ring Deng Ading is the state minister of Information in Warrap State. He condemned the killing, and the government takes measures to apprehend the culprit who carries out the attack.

“Government of Warrap state call on the government of unity state to protect their civilian as the way we do in our side.”

“What will be done is to come together as we two government and sit down and see how we protect our civilian and for criminal not to involve themselves in crime. We bring pastoralist together those who have responsibility for soft consistency that make unity,” Deng said.

Mayom County Commissioner James Chuol said his forces had arrested two people behind the attack.

He promised the two government both Unity and Warrap are working to stabilized security between their border and avoided rampant attack within the neighboring states.

 

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