5 killed, and 8 injured in a conflict in Lake state.
At least five people were reportedly killed and eight injured in a regional conflict over the disappearance of a girl in Rumbek North County, Lake.
Police officers explained in an Eye Radio publication seen b NCMP that the battle was caused by the disappearance of a girl who appeared to have run away with another man. Major Elijah Mabor, a spokesman for the state police said on Tuesday that two factions of the Pacam clan opposed each other over the missing girl.
Mabor states that after her girl disappeared, her relatives blamed her other side for an elopement with her daughter, urged her to launch an attack, and caused her casualties. rice field.
“The girls disappeared that day regarding the battle that took place between the two parts of Pacam yesterday, and after the girl’s close relatives blamed the other side, they immediately launched an attack on these people. As a result, five people were killed and eight others were injured, “Mabor said.
Mabor said the girl was arrested and police are investigating two main suspects identified as Mayeth Machol and Ater Mayuang. “That happened. The attacker came from the same Rambeck North County community. Security forces have arrested the girl, and she is currently under investigation,” police said.
This is the first such incident after a long period of silence in the state since Governor Linnie Tweny was appointed last year.
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