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Jonglei: Duk county authorities call for pastor’s release

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March 20, 2014 (JUBA) – Authorities of Duk county in South Sudan’s Jonglei state have appealed to armed opposition forces to release a pastor they allegedly took hostage two days ago.

An official said Pastor Mawut Deng and three other women were on Tuesday abducted from their homes in Pajut, Panyang payam; a rebel stronghold bordering Uror county.

“They are innocent,” Elijah Mocnom Wuor told Sudan Tribune by phone on Thursday.

Duk county has recently witnessed fierce fighting between armed opposition forces and local youth. The rebels were allegedly repulsed out of the country last week.

Jonglei, the country’s largest and most populous state was one of the regions badly hit when violence broke out in the South Sudan capital, Juba in mid-December last year killing over 10,000 and displacing close to a million people in the new nation.

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  • 21 March 2014 07:37, by Mi diit

    Maybe the pastor and his two ladies have voluntarily defected to the rebels. Why do you call it an abduction without first finding out what happened? Shame on you.

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  • 21 March 2014 07:38, by George Bol

    Midiit and Kim Deng,
    Didn’t I told you that never step on Salva kiir tail. I have cautioned you but you down play the reality. Now, the next target is Nasir and after that Nuer will start surrendering crazy like flies.We Jieng do not killed friends and capable leaders other few nuer leaders with us would have gone if that is a nuer kingdom. War with Nuer will take 35 years after this war.Fact!

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  • 22 March 2014 01:30, by Dengda

    I believe this rebellion is unlike other rebellion led byothers like you you. What I would to nuer who mostly rebel army. Be careful don’t spoil the movement .create friends and supporters than creating more enemy. If look at the detainees, they are nuer only. Please top leadership take note. Don’t destroy greater upper Nile. Go somewhere Thanks

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