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


Cholera in Sudan: Open letter to WHO Director 2017-07-25 00:15:38 An Open Letter to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director General of the UN’s World Health Organization United Nations Office at Geneva | Palais des Nations, 1211 | Genève, Switzerland Dr. (...)

Mobil roundabout’s another victim after CE & Juba market 2017-07-23 23:32:28 By Deng Kiir Akok I was a bit late to arrive at London Cafeteria in Atlabara, Tumbura road where a friend of mine invited me for lunch last Thursday, Jul 20, 2017. On my way to the cafeteria, I (...)

Why I believe Halayeb Triangle is an Egyptian territory 2017-07-18 22:10:00 By Tor Madira Machier Since the exit of the Anglo-Egyptian colonisation of Sudan, Egypt’s Halayeb Triangle has been a subject of false ownership claim by the Khartoum successive regimes. In fact, (...)


MORE






Latest Press Releases


HRW denounces "collective punishment" in South Sudan’s Wau 2017-04-15 07:06:48 Human Right Watch South Sudan: New Spate of Ethnic Killings Urgent Need for Justice; UN Should Increase Patrols in Wau (Nairobi, April 14, 2017) – Government soldiers and allied militias (...)

Statement by South Sudanese Communist Party on the National Dialoguel 2017-03-22 05:44:42 The Communist Party of South Sudan On the Initiative of the National Dialogue The initiative taken by the President of the Republic of South Sudan declaring a need for a national dialogue is an (...)

An Appeal to President of the Republic of South Sudan 2017-03-15 07:22:45 Dear. Mr. President, I write to appeal to you for the release of political detainees now in the custody of the National Security Service at Jebel and other detention facilities. In doing this, I (...)


MORE

Copyright © 2003-2017 SudanTribune - All rights reserved.