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South Sudan Militia Massacre:Sudan Dictator al-Bashir’s islamist militia attacking and killed 78 People in South Sudan / Africa News


Officials in the Republic of South Sudan have told reporters that at least, 78 people have been killed by militia men who comming from Sudan in a strange circumstance in the country.

Al Bashir dictator of Sudan Islamist militias continues to attack  in South Sudan.

The attack was said to have happened in the village of Jonglei and the village has been badly affected as many people were also wounded in the attack.

A local Member of Parliament in the area told the BBC African Service that ethnic rivalries and disputes over land and cattle ownership have been a protracted conflict in the area and that the attackers were believed to be members of the fearful David Yau Yau’s rebel group.

Thousands of cattle were stolen during the attack and many people have also been rendered homeless due to fear that the attacker might come back again, according to local reporters.

More than 1,500 people are estimated to have been killed in the area since South Sudan’s independence in 2011.

Information Minister, Micheal Makuie told reporters that security forces have been deployed to capture the rebels.

“Air surveillance is also being carried out to detect their line of movement and to stop the attack from occurring again’’, he said.

The UN mission in South Sudan said more than 30 people had been flown to the nearest towns for medical treatment.


Sudan granted independence to South Sudan in 2011 following talks brokered by the US and regional countries but the country is awash with small arms after decades of conflict with Sudan making militia men common in the country.

Local reporters say Cattle lie at the heart of life for many communities in South Sudan which has hardly any financial banks and they are used as a form of wealth, to pay dowries and as a source of food in the lean season.

Issaka Adams / NationalTurk Africa News

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