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1 killed, 3 wounded in a grenade explosion in Aweil


One person was killed and three others injured after a grenade explosion in Aweil town on Thursday. An eye witness and one of the injured Ayub Dut said that the incident occurred at a small business centre in Maper Akot area on Thursday morning. He said the deceased identified as 36-year-old Makuach Akuar was in his shop when the explosion occurred taking his life.

Aweil State hospital director Dr. Reec Mathok Diing confirmed the explosion and said the victims were brought to the hospital for medical attention. “We received one person already dead and three people injured. We treated the three and found that they had minor injuries. Two of them were discharged, and one has been admitted at the hospital,” he said. Police authorities were not immediately available for comment.


Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 04:00
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