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Gogorial Youth have called on President Kiir to stop cycle of violence


On 4.5.2017. Gogrial.Youth leaders in Gogrial State have called upon President Salva Kiir to intervene in his hometown to stop the cycle of inter-communal fighting between Apuk and Aguok. At least 21 people have been killed and an additional 22 people sustained gunshot wounds. A University graduate was killed in the clash. “The communal fight within Gogrial claimed the lives of 21 people, leaving another 22 wounded. In Kuac, four people were killed, among the four, an old lady and her seven-year-old grandchild were killed at night and three others were wounded in Akac-Kuac village. In Apuk, 12 people lost their lives and seven others were wounded. Another five people were killed in Aguok community, leaving seven wounded. An SPLA soldier was killed and Titweng youth also wounded five others and one person from Twic State was wounded,” said Simon Machuar Manhkeracnaak, President of Gogrial State youth union in Juba.

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 22:00
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