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Gunshot injuries still high despite S. Sudan’s peace deal: ICRC


July 7, 2019 (JUBA) - The number of patients admitted to surgical units supported by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in South Sudan with injuries from violence remains high 10 months after the signing of a peace agreement, the aid agency said on Monday.

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After their release, Prisoners of war line up as they board ICRC plane to Juba on 28 January 2018 (ST Photo)

ICRC, in a statement, said there has been only a small drop-off in the number of injuries from gunshot and other weapons at two of the facilities it supports since the accord was signed in September 2018.

According to the aid agency, 97% of admitted patients over a recent six-month period suffered gunshot wounds, an indication of the high prevalence and easy access to fire arms.

"We have seen a drop in fighting between parties to the conflict, a very hopeful sign. However, inter-communal violence—mostly linked to cattle raids and revenge killing—continues to threaten lives at an alarming level," said James Reynolds, ICRC head of delegation in South Sudan.

Women and children reportedly remain particularly vulnerable; with about 10% of patients seen from October 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019 were children under the age of 15, while just over 10% were women.

"Stability will be key for South Sudanese to recover from years of conflict. Any form of violence again prevents them from a normal, peaceful life," said Reynolds.

"We will continue to deliver emergency assistance to communities affected by violence, but we hope to put more of our efforts into helping people recover and prosper, not just survive,” he added.

South Sudan marks eight years of independence Tuesday this week.

More than 50,000 families, ICRC said, have received seeds and tools from the ICRC since the beginning of the year, but those who left home for reasons of safety will not be able to harvest their crops.

Latest figures from the United Nations show that an estimated 1.9 million people are currently displaced in South Sudan, with 2.3 million people living as refugees in Ethiopia and Uganda.


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  • 9 July 2019 14:49, by Pakuai

    We have informed you losers all along that there is no more war. If you losers want a war, then follow us to North Sudan, part of Abesh (so-called ethiopia), Djibouti, Central Africa republic (CAR), Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Kenya, South Africa, Mozambique and open seas. We are going to bomb these vermin out of map once and for all. Reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan and their masters always ’attached themselves’ to South Sudan and South Sudanese people’ but there are some limits>>>>

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    • 9 July 2019 14:59, by Pakuai

      We tell our lowly informed South Sudanese that the current intrigue being played in our ’Kiirtoum (Khartoum) is just a ’show’. Then they will not listen. *Biafra war* was fought by the British on behave on Northern Nigerian terrorists. Boko Haram, ISIS/L, our own Riek Machar so-called SPLM/A-IO is a terrorist outfit, there is nothing called SPLM/A-IO in the first place. Jesh El lslam, El Nustra, Muslim brotherhood, El Qada, the US, the UK, Saudi Arabia and their gulf Arab states financiers, their israel attack dog and North Sudan are terrorists>>>>

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      • 9 July 2019 15:11, by Pakuai

        We informed our losers that the *British empire* was *propagated around the world through TERRORISM, INTRIGUE AND SCAM. And it was BROUGHT DOWN by the TERRORISM it carried out on other countries. Their US, their gulf Arab states’ financiers and their evil juus (so-called israel) attack dog have NEVER LEARN THEIR LESSON, but the evils are going to be bombed near OBLIVION. The creeps have step on the wrong people feet, us, the Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan>>>

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        • 9 July 2019 15:21, by Pakuai

          We informed the creeps that their *Cicel Rhodes* train from South Africa to Egypt isn’t going to pass through South Sudan. Or their railway line from Egypt, through North Sudan build by British Engineers is not going welcomed into South Sudan, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM. Who says, we consider English people, white Americans, Bantuses, your evil juus (so-called israelis), cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan and Arabs anyone? Who really says. Fellows, we are not equal with you creeps, not even in the slightest>>>

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          • 9 July 2019 15:33, by Pakuai

            Your dirty monachy and corporate criminals in the US have made alliance with *Saudi Arabia, the most terrorism exporter on earth* simply because your *monachy (British monarchy) and corporate criminals in Wall Street* will always *share the Muslim pilgrims to Mecca taxes even after the so-called Saudi Arabia oil is gone??!!. The evil juus (so-called israelis) have devised the same plan, Christians would go to Jerusalem or Rome. Fellows, be very very careful. We are going to bomb your nothing, reasons, pure HATRED and RACISM>>>

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    • 9 July 2019 16:09, by Anthony


      Your confusing man. Why do you want to invade mozambique,CAR, South africa? What have these countries done to south sudan? Focus on development and peace not war with far away countries that don’t even border south sudan man.

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      • 9 July 2019 16:59, by Joseph Canada

        This retarded man called pakshit is full of his own ass.

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  • 9 July 2019 17:40, by Jonas

    Foreign minister Pekka Haavisto from European Union is coming to Sudan.

    He is married with man, so he is homosexual gay.


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    • 9 July 2019 18:59, by Anthony



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      • 9 July 2019 19:45, by The Rhino


        Donkey bitch!Are you amused b’cos you had wicked experiences with water carrying donkeys?Guess what,when we take back our Equatoria we’ll put you back to that position.This is a promise,mark my words!

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        • 9 July 2019 20:44, by Anthony

          The villager(rhino fucker)
          Your just like pakuai. Onsane in the head. Visit a doctor not a witchdoctor. I doubt even afford a doctor tho, poor villager.
          Your clearly obsessed with donkeys. Always donkeys with you. You like having sex with animals? This is why your people have ebola and HIV/AIDS.
          Your below me villager. Just an angry slave. Keep crying on the internet faggot.

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        • 9 July 2019 20:47, by Anthony

          The rhino fucker

          There are no donkeys where i live. Its clean and civilized. Not like your shithole equatoria where ebola is spreading and chickens and dogs on thw streets shitting everywhere. Filthy and dirty people.

          I Found a video of you fucking a cow in the ass. Disgusting people.🦍


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          • 9 July 2019 23:12, by The Rhino


            You are revealing your own story,I’m glad to hear that.Now tell us,which jienge town in South Sudan today is ’cleaner’ than Juba?Although today frankly speaking you fucking savages have massively degraded our Juba into a shithole.Have you ever seen Juba in all its beauty before naked,stinking jienges swarmed into it?I bet NO.Juba was heaven until worthless jienges turned it into hell!.

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            • 10 July 2019 13:00, by Anthony

              The Rhino fucker.

              Charcoal face. I don’t give a shit about Juba. You keep trying to invite me to your area. You seem to wish i was there. Your inviting me just like you invited arabs to fuck your mothers/sisters and wives.

              No bari women are extremely ugly. Charcoal face and big heads with gap teeth. They don’t even look like women.

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        • 9 July 2019 21:14, by Anthony

          the rhino fucker(ebola villager)

          You named yourself after an animal so its clear you like fucking animals. Rhinos,monkeys🐵,dogs every animal you fuck. Disgusting. Tailless monkey equatorian baboon🐒

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          • 10 July 2019 00:06, by The Rhino


            Our intelligent Bari scholars and early European missionaries who first landed in your regions have your history on record.Meaning,everything you have said so far is exactly the truth about Dinka people and their culture.We have healthy books filled with your savagery.I’m proud of our brave Equatorians who stand up with all tools of war against jienges.We know who we are,Ko Monye Kak!

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        • 10 July 2019 14:53, by Anthony

          When the bari loses cognitive track, he becomes irrational and emotional. Here he starts the "Donkey sex" thing cos his brains are predisposed to wild sexual fantasies like jungle animals. Grow up, cow fucker, put up your pants and be civilized society like the rest.🦍

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