Over 15 people died, seven others were wounded, and houses burned in the Budi County attack on civilians. Casualties include women and children. The government condemned the killing of innocent people described as “criminality.”
The attack occurred on Sunday at Camp 15 in loriyok Payam, and the wounded person transfer to Chukudum hospital for treatment this morning.
Eastern Equatoria State Governor’s office said the attackers are well-armed, and their motives remain unclear but could not unidentified.
Aliandro Lotok is a Press secretary of the Eastern Equatoria Governor. He stated that governor Luise Lobong visited the area where the incident occurred.
“We are here with the governor at camp15 and the governor has come here to pay condolence to the people who lost their loved ones at the attack that took place on the 28th of this month. So far, seventeen people have brutal this vicious attack and the governor condemns it in the strongest terms possible this attack on camp15”, He said.
The state governor directs the organs forces to search for the perpetrators.
Last week, gunmen attacked an SPLA-IO cantonment site in Kapoeta County, killing its commander and four others.