[dropcap]P[/dropcap]ochalla – Five people have been reportedly killed and other unspecified number wounded in clashes that sets Anyuak youths from northern Payam againts southern Payam youths in Pochalla County of Greater Pibor Administrative Area (initially part of Jonglei State)
The cause of the fighting is not clear but several sources within Pochalla indicates that the fighting has long been pending between the youths after some misunderstanding in the fast; Others sources also indicate that the fighting was politically motivated as youths are being mobilized by politicians in the area to achieve their individuals interest; Other sources have also confirmed to Wangdunkon Media that the fighting happended when the Anyuak King visited the area, no one knows the cicumstance surrounding what exactly triggered the fighting during the King’s visit.
As the number of those who have been killed is verified to be 5, the number of the wounded remains unknown but some sources with no verification said 11 people were wounded.
“Yeah, I heard about this fighting the day before yesterday but could not get in contact with our people on the ground to exactly verify the number of those wound. But for now, they information I got that day was that 5 people were killed. Then, I recieve another information today saying about 11 people have also been wounded” ~ State a youth leader on phone from Juba when contacted by Wangdunkon Media
Wangdunkon Media is making efforts to get in contact with people from the ground to clearly understand more about this deadly fighting among the youths of Pochalla County, Anyuak Community.