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Unknown gunmen kill Ngok Dinka villagers in Abyei

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Ethiopian Peacekeepers patrols in Abyei Southern sector to enure that Misseriya and Ngok Dinka communities are sharing grazing land and water peacefully on 22 April 2017(Photo UNISFA)
November 8, 2019 (KHARTOUM) - Unidentified gunmen killed nine Ngok Dinka during two attacks on two villages in the disputed Abyei Area said the UN peacekeeping force UNISFA in a statement released Thursday.

UNIFSA said the gunmen attacked the Ngok Dinka village of Miodol, 29 kilometres north-east of Abyei town, killing four males and three females all Ngok Dinkas.

"Two male Dinkas were wounded in the attack while two others were abducted by the gunmen".

In a separate attack on another Ngok Dinka village, Dungop, located 12 kilometres north-east of Abyei town the assailants killed one male and one female while two others were injured.

"The motive for both attacks is not known," said the peacekeeping mission.

UNISFA troops have been deployed at Miodol, Hadid and Shegeg general area, supported by aerial patrol, in an attempt to track down the armed group that carried out the attack," said the UNISFA.

There is no police force in Abyei as Juba and Khartoum have failed to form local administrative and security institutions. UNISFA conducts patrols but bad road conditions and heavy floods forced the mission to cancel its patrols.

UNISFA’s Force Commander, Major General Mehari Zewde Gebremariam, condemned the attack, saying it can only contribute to the tension and chances of renewed violence in the free-of-arms area.

In a recent report to the Security Council covering the period from June to September 2019, the UN Secretary-General said that the security situation in Abyei remains "fragile", due to the low-scale intercommunal tensions, an increase in criminality and the sporadic presence of armed elements from Sudan and South Sudan.

the report said that a total of 18 incidents of armed violence, resulting in 10 fatalities, all men, including a UNISFA peacekeeper, with 3 deaths linked to animal rustling and 7 as a result of armed attacks.

The report mentioned cases of shooting, homicide, theft and rape as well as animal rustling from the Dinka and Misseriya, alike.

"Some 21 persons, all Dinka, were kidnapped by unknown armed men during the reporting period, including 4 women on 28 May in Sector Centre, and 9 children and 8 men. Two men were found dead. The perpetrators are believed to be Misseriya and Nuer," further said the report.

(ST)

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  • 9 November 14:38, by Garang Akeen Tong

    Teeth less organization, its your mandate to protect vanerabl people . Even you know the attackers you fell to tells the truth, you were been bribe not to tell truths. We are capable to protect our citizens, get out of here.

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    • 9 November 23:57, by Anthony

      Garang akeen

      How can they protect themselves? They don’t have guns and aren’t armed by the Arab gov like the muslim messirya are.

      The worst thing for a black african is to be neighbours with a muslim. They’ll always raid and kidnap your kin because you’re muslims(kaffirs).

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      • 10 November 00:16, by Pakuai

        Anthony,
        There is no one in Abyei that was ’killed by our cloned so-called so-called arabs of North Sudan’. Our Abyei Ngok voted overwhelming with 98% votes, to have have nothing to do with our *cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan ever ever again*, our Ngok Dinka 2012, referendum results were recognized by ’their South Sudanese cousins in South Sudan’. There are some of evil juus>>>

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        • 10 November 00:47, by Pakuai

          (so-called israelis), our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, Abesh (so-called ethiopia), some of their Bantuses, their UN, their sleazy NGOs and some other creeps in between losers. I am the one of the boys who again help bomb our cloned so-called of ’North Sudan, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), Bnatuses, some of their UN creeps>>>

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          • 10 November 01:44, by Joseph Canada

            Man can you just stop your nonsense of writing nothing here ? Israel have nothing to do with your ruthlessness and theft of Missiraya’s Cows. In fact why dont the Dinka move to Abyei instead of coming to Equatoria. You have the verse rich Oil Land in the North. What do you want in Equatoria? In fact why don’t the Dinka move the Capital of South Sudan from Juba to Abyei your you can live peacefully

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          • 10 November 03:08, by Pakuai

            out of our country, one and for all’ reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. There are some clowns who think, ’the Abyei Ngok’ country ’would be used’ as ’a black mail and bargaining cards’ over South Sudan and the South Sudanese people. The Abyei Ngok Dinka/Jiengs ’did their own referendum’ in 2012. And voted ’overwhelmingly to have nothing to do with our cloned cloned so-called arab North Sudan’,>>>

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            • 10 November 03:18, by Pakuai

              our Abyei Ngok Dinkas/Muonyjiengs ’referendum results in 2012’ were ’tacitly recognized by their South Sudanese cousins’. ’Nothing to see here’. There are some creeps who think, that they can use our country and our people as their ’geopolitical chess game or football’ like their ’Ukraine, DR Congo, Angola, Mozambique>>>

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              • 10 November 03:23, by Pakuai

                Central Africa republic (C.A.R), Western African countries, Southern African countries, Middle Eastern countries, Cuba, Carribean countries, South American countries, some Asian countries and Eastern European countries. But the evils are playing games. We are going to bomb these vermin out of our country out of our country and over our people, once for all>>>

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                • 10 November 03:32, by Pakuai

                  reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Fellows, we are going to occupy Kenya, kill all the ’evil white people in Central Kenya town of *Nanyuki, Laikipia, Nairobi all (Kobils and Kenols) are going to be destroyed), some parts of Dar el Salam, Mozambique, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia*>>>

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                  • 10 November 03:42, by Pakuai
                    • 10 November 03:49, by Pakuai

                      can reunite themselves if they so wish. But North Korea, doesn’t want the present the ’US in Korean peninsula’. Fellows, Here in my home of town of Bor, Ban Ki Moon mercenaries were brought into town on the ’pretext or the guise’ of the *humanitarian aid, Donations, peacekeeping or the so-called human rights* by the so-called ’UN and the UNSC’>>>

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                      • 10 November 04:00, by Pakuai

                        lowly educated South Sudanese fools. Where are ’Mr. Riek Machar Jesh Mabior (white army), in here in Bor, Balliet, Atar, Malakal, Abuorc and others?’ We destroyed the losers fools. There are people in ’Crimea, Ukraine, who did their own referendum like our Ngok Dinka/Jiengs to have ’nothing to do with Ukraine and their evil Juus (so-called israelis), the US and the English criminals>>>

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                        • 10 November 04:10, by Pakuai

                          and went to Russia. *Mr. Barack Hussein Obama, our greatest charlatan of all times, Ms. Victoria Nuland and bunch of other bunch of evil juus (so-called israelis) and some of their creeps in between were playing games. They lost, but the vermin are not taking ’NO FOR ANSWER’. But the creeps are going ’listen to us after we bomb them to nears ’oblivion/extinction’ reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM>>

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                          • 10 November 04:47, by Pakuai

                            My lowly informed South Sudanese fools, I am one of the boys who again help bomb our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan, some of their Bantuses, Abeshas (so-called ethiopian), Kenya, Bantuses out of South Africa, so-called ’evil juus (so-called israelis>>>>

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                            • 10 November 16:34, by Gorjang Gany

                              You have been betrayed by your dinka leader called Kiir and you are still supporting him, God will punish you if you don`t leave that fake man alone.

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                            • 10 November 16:34, by Gorjang Gany

                              You have been betrayed by your dinka leader called Kiir and you are still supporting him, God will punish you if you don`t leave that fake man alone.

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