7 killed in Manyo County, Upper Nile State by Unknown gunmen.

Authorities within the police in Upper Nile State’s Manyo County have confirmed a total of seven people killed and four others severely wounded in an attack involving unknown gunmen at a revenue collection point in the Malaha area last Sunday.

With regards to this incident, the Director of Police Kiir Diu Deng said among those killed are four revenue authority staff who were on duty that fateful day.

According ti Kiir Diu Deng “Among the dead are four revenue employees, two soldiers from the South Sudan People’s Defense Forces, and a Sudanese national,” he said. 

The gunmen further made off with unspecified huge sum of money that was looted in the attack.

The police director Diu also confirmed that the police have launched a search for the unknown gunmen while noting that the security situation in the county is stable.

On a similar note, the Paramount Chief of Manyo County, Ramadhan Yor, described the incident as unfortunate and called on the government to conduct conclusive investigations, arrest the perpetrators and bring them to justice and also warned the other assailants that security personals will conduct due investigations.

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