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10 injured in South Sudan grenade attack

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November 7, 2016 (JUBA) – Nearly a dozen people were injured in a grenade attack, which occurred in South Sudanese capital, Juba on Sunday night.

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A picture showing a grenade explosion (garrysmod.org)

Eyewitnesses said the injured were rushed to Juba teaching hospital.

The motive of the incident remains unknown.

On Saturday, 11 people died when a gunman shot at a group of people watching football in the South Sudan capital. 16 others were wounded.

The incident occurred at Gure, an area south-west of the South Sudan capital.

No suspect has been apprehended in connection to the Saturday incident and no group or person has claimed any responsibility for the attack.

Meanwhile, Police have launched a joint operation to arrest the attacker.

(ST)

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  • 7 November 2016 16:40, by Tilo

    I thing People have now come up with new tactics of terrorism in Juba. There is no way that attacks can happen like this and no suspect apprehended this must be planned. I think the plan as changed from unknown gunmen to terrorist attacks. This tells me clearly that there is no government in the country, or else they are part of the plan. Just remember what goes around comes around

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    • 7 November 2016 19:56, by Midit Mitot

      Any South Sudanese must take-care for himself/herself in that ghost city call Juba, otherwise citizen will finish on the hand of Maithaing Anyoor leadership.

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      • 8 November 2016 08:49, by ALL r 1

        midit mitot there u go!i think you’re celebrating it.you are so infected with hate,ethnic bigotry and ethnocentrism!but one day when you grow up to question and seek the purpose of this life we are living you will finally and regretfully accept and embrace our diversity as South Sudanese.please stop inciting hate among my people.And mark me i’ve been watching your and Jubaone’s posts on this site.

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        • 8 November 2016 09:24, by Midit Mitot

          ALL R1,
          Forks Mathaing Anyoor who are you? we are fighting for South Sudanese right against your corrupt, murder, violent rappers leadership. You will be the one regretted soon @yaaah nincompoop.

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  • 7 November 2016 19:08, by S. Sudan Nationalist

    Oh God, help South Sudanese to realise that this unnecessary act of violence will not help our country. Condolence to the dead and injured.

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  • 8 November 2016 08:41, by Dengda

    The question is do South Sudan has capacity to tackle terrorism act? The government pushed so much and now is new twist. There’s rampage weapons every where and this only need good leadership to control the country. Moving around pickup mounted with heavy machinegun can’t fight such terrorism act. solution is Implement ACRSS with Dr Riek, Period! and situation will be normal, temperature reach 100

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  • 8 November 2016 08:48, by Augustino

    All these attacks happened every where now worldwide, they should be terms as government has failed but it is the challenge of the entire world, only people need to cooperate with security, harbouring such elements can harm innocent people so people need to come out clearly and let the security know them and such situation will be dealt with.

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  • 8 November 2016 10:32, by Philosopherking

    No who said the murderous JCE regime in Juba can investigate their own militia? Who Said these thieves care about lives? Who said the government can be trusted to handle such investigations? Who said they can keep juba Secure? Isn’t this the reason why we need June to be demilitarised and a protection force deployed?

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