Home | News    Saturday 19 July 2014

Hyena devours two, injures 12 others in Lakes state

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

July 18, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Two people were killed and 12 others injured when a hyena attacked four villages in Lakes state’s Rumbek Central county on Thursday.

PNG - 20.3 kb
The map of Lakes state in red

Those wounded, officials said, were rushed to Rumbek hospital in critical conditions.

“It is a shameful attack made by a hyena. We have 13 people suffering from hyena bite being admitted in Rumbek hospital and 2 elderly people dead,” a police officer told Sudan Tribune by phone.

“Those bitten by this hyena were mainly women, the elderly and children,” he added
.
A group of activists have questioned recent security reforms initiated by Lakes state caretaker governor, Maj. Gen Matur Chut Dhoul.

Moses Majok, a Lake state citizen, said the hyena attack was a sign that the police and army in Rumbek did not care about its citizens.

He accused uniformed forces of allegedly persuading their personal interests at the expense of innocent people’s lives and wellbeing.

“This is very bad, the arms and police in Lakes are operating under cover of their interest. How come hyena tour village’s whole night biting people and no response from army or police to protect innocent people from hyena?” said Majok.

Several activists, traditional authorities, students and intellectuals have repeatedly called for the removal of Lakes state’s governor, but their pleas have largely been ignored by president Salva Kiir.

(ST)

Comments on the Sudan Tribune website must abide by the following rules. Contravention of these rules will lead to the user losing their Sudan Tribune account with immediate effect.

- No inciting violence
- No inappropriate or offensive language
- No racism, tribalism or sectarianism
- No inappropriate or derogatory remarks
- No deviation from the topic of the article
- No advertising, spamming or links
- No incomprehensible comments

Due to the unprecedented amount of racist and offensive language on the site, Sudan Tribune tries to vet all comments on the site.

There is now also a limit of 400 words per comment. If you want to express yourself in more detail than this allows, please e-mail your comment as an article to comment@sudantribune.com

Kind regards,

The Sudan Tribune editorial team.
  • 19 July 2014 08:45, by Joseph Canada

    I thought hyaena only eat dead corps? What have come of this nation?

    repondre message

    • 19 July 2014 09:05, by John The President

      True Joseph Canada
      I am wondering the hell is happening in this Country too, this an usually Heyna roaming villages biting people instead this animal run away from people when hearing voices, seeing fire flame or trumpet sound.

      repondre message

      • 19 July 2014 11:08, by Gat Gan Kiir

        Even a group of Hyenas can destroy four villages in Dinka land. What a coward community who afraid to fight simple animal called Hyenas. Call for Ugandan force to rescue you from those Hyenas. I congratulate Hyenas community for hard own battles.

        repondre message

        • 19 July 2014 14:51, by Nyesi Ta

          Ladies and Gentlemen, local news from Radio Stations in Rumbek blame the Gok people of Cuiebet for sending that human turned hyena to kill the Agars. The Cuiebet’s Gok tribe are happy of their success to have come up with this new strategy for fighting their ememy, an they said, they will soon unlease as many hyenas as possible to also attack the Agars in the Diaspora.

          repondre message

  • 19 July 2014 22:45, by salah

    may be it is a rebel hyena

    repondre message

    • 20 July 2014 08:43, by Adodi Jotuwa

      Gat Kan,
      Are u brave enough to fight de galant government forces/SPLA without Khartoum backing? Accordkng to your interpretation of bravery, u have to rebel against your movement (1991-2002) and government (December 2013) and flee to Khartoum as it happened before and now in order to be called brave. If u returned to the movement in 2002, why do u think you will not come for pardon as usual?

      repondre message

Comment on this article


 
 

The following ads are provided by Google. SudanTribune has no authority on it.


Sudan Tribune

Promote your Page too

Latest Comments & Analysis


Open letter to UN secretary-general 2015-09-01 09:11:28 To Secretary General Ban Ki-­moon Secretary-­General of the United Nations Dear Mr. Ban, Tuesday, 1st September 2015 To the military parade in Beijing on September 3rd you have been invited as (...)

Bashir`s dialogue is nothing but adding insult and injury on Sudan`s crises 2015-09-01 09:03:05 By Mahmoud A. Suleiman It comes as no surprise that the NCP regime President Omer al-Bashir using his fake 'national' dialogue again after apparently felt rest assured that he has recently (...)

The perilous change in Darfur’s demography 2015-08-28 08:10:36 By Eric Reeves The debate about whether or not Darfur was the site of genocide long ago flamed out, largely because the issue became excessively politicized and the world—in general—no longer (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Resolutions and recommendations of the SPLM-N leadership meeting 2015-08-11 22:21:18 SUDAN PEOPLES’ LIBERATION MOVEMENT NORTH Leadership Meeting of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement- North ( SPLM-N) Final Communique: Resolutions and Recommendations August 6th, 2015 The (...)

Sudanese, human rights groups and advocates demand renewal of UNAMID 2015-06-25 06:03:32 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: New York: Ahmed H.Adam, Tel. +1 347 567 1491 or aha64@cornell.edu Kampala: Abdelrahman Gasim, Tel. +256 7 51 90 77 77 or gasim202000@gmail.com Geneva: Abdelbagi (...)

Civil society groups urge to stop hostilities in W. Bahr El Ghazal 2015-06-11 22:24:37 Urgent action for sustainable peace in Western Bahr El Ghazal State Civil Society Statement: June 10, 2015 Wau –Western Bahr El Ghazal State- The Republic of South Sudan We, civil society (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2015 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.