Home | News    Monday 14 November 2016

Authorities dismiss army’s alleged involvement in shootings

separation
increase
decrease
separation
separation

November 12, 2016 (YAMBIO) – Authorities Gbudue, one of South Sudan’s new states, have dismissed the South Sudanese army’s (SPLA) alleged involvement in recent clashes with armed youth within Yambio county.

JPEG - 26 kb
South Sudanese SPLA soldiers in Pageri in Eastern Equatoria state on August 20, 2015 (Photo AFP/Samir Bol)

The mayor of Yambio municipality, Daniel Badagbu said those who attacked the civilians and looted their properties were armed elements who were repulsed by youth in Hai Kuba residential area.

“When the armed group attacked the house of Chan in Hai Kuba, the youth and Dinka community immediately responded to chase the attackers out of the town,” he said, adding that those who were repulsed turned their frustrations on civilians.

The army, according to the mayor, arrived late at the scene and immediately took charge of the volatile situation, which is now calm.

“Government forces did an excellent job by protecting civilians,” he said.

Area residents, however, blamed the attack on uniformed men whose identities could not easily be established by the time it happened.

Two dead bodies were recovered from within the residential area.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack, which is seen as a major setback the amnesty given by government to all armed groups in the state.

(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.
  • 14 November 2016 09:10, by Mopedi

    Daniel Badagbu,
    "those who attacked the civilians and looted their properties were armed elements who were repulsed by youth in Hai Kuba residential area.When the armed group attacked the house of Chan in Hai Kuba, the youth and Dinka community repulsed them" contradicting statement of this kind should not be reported to media we are aware that mathiang anyoor attacked our youth period.

    repondre message

    • 14 November 2016 10:15, by Eastern

      Mopedi,

      What do you expect Daniel Badagbu, your brother under the threat of the Mathiang Anyoor to say? Every "government" official is operating under fear to the extend that they can lie that their wives, daughters, sisters, nieces, etc were not raped by Mathiang Anyoor just to save their butts!

      repondre message

      • 14 November 2016 10:21, by Mopedi

        Eastern

        Daniel and others servicing in the current Kiir’s organisation sold their manhood to mathiang anyoor can their wife respect their decisions. noo
        God forbid.

        repondre message

        • 14 November 2016 13:45, by Morthon Akol

          Imagine the those unti peace do on social media?

          repondre message

    • 14 November 2016 18:55, by Midit Mitot

      Idiot Mayor,
      According to you, Youths and Dinka responded immediately, who is the government? contradictory statement.

      repondre message

  • 14 November 2016 15:37, by sabit

    thanks to the tribunes administrator for granting me this chance of today to log in to post just a word.
    my message is going directly to the tribunes admin and the users, my dear country mates we are spoiling our own country by spreading the hate messages on tribunes and face, if i were this admin, i could be blocking all the hate messages or articles that are based on tribe not political.
    thanks

    repondre message

    • 14 November 2016 18:34, by jubaone

      Sabit,
      You’re new and delusional. People are at cyber-war. If you are not comfortable, just quit and look for forums where they flatter and talk sweet 🍬 lovely words.

      repondre message

    • 14 November 2016 18:58, by Midit Mitot

      Sabit or habit,
      What are you trying to narrate now? just learn first, then commend, don,t lecturing nonsense.

      repondre message

  • 14 November 2016 16:30, by nobets wanis

    Yoyoy please remember the legacy of john garang who taught you guys in Juba when he signed and brought unification addis peace agreement addis abba and bring preace in this lawless land crazy land living the luxuary life sandton city south africa

    repondre message

  • 15 November 2016 10:08, by deng kual acot

    Badagabu should be praised for doing an excellent job in gbudue state. He is paid well with full allowances and his family in Yambio and Uganda are doing excellenly and progressing. He tells the trues always.

    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


Sudan’s interest in South Sudanese peace 2017-01-23 10:15:06 By Rashid Abdi Sudan and South Sudan’s relationship is of vital importance to resolving conflicts in both countries. Khartoum, and other countries in the region, clearly benefit from a stable (...)

South Sudan: Strategic choice between bribery and right to self-determination for Saharawi people 2017-01-22 22:03:05 By Beny Gideon Mabor, Esq Western Sahara known as Saharan Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was Spanish protectorate in the Maghreb region of North Africa. It is situated north of Kingdom of (...)

Armed Struggle and Civil Resistance in Sudan: A catch 22 situation 2017-01-22 08:22:12 By Elwathig Kameir 1. The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) issued a press statement, on Jan. 17, declining a US initiative (of which I have seen a copy) for the delivery and (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


Abduction of S. Sudan Chief Justice’s aide illegal, should be condemned 2017-01-16 05:27:50 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16th January 2015 Legal Watch Associates South Sudan has learned with shock and dismay the abduction of Mr Gama Thomas, an aide to the Chief Justice, Chan Reech Madut. (...)

Carter Center welcomes new regulations on humanitarian affairs 2017-01-12 07:53:16 The Carter Center ATLANTA, Januarg 11, 2017 – The Carter Center welcomes the recent regulations issued by the government of Sudan aimed at facilitating humanitarian relief throughout the country (...)

Nertiti massacre in Central Darfur exposes the criminal nature of Bashir’s regime 2017-01-03 11:54:47 Sudan Democracy First Group Nirtiti massacre in Central Darfur exposes the criminal nature of Bashir's regime 2 January 2017 On the first day of 2016, and only one day after President Bashir's (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2017 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.