Central Equatoria

Dozen killed in Lainya incident, thousand more displaced

[dropcap]L[/dropcap]AINYA COUNTY- Clashes erupted between armed youth loyal to SPLA-IO and govt forces in Wonduruba payam of Lainya county where dozens are reported to have been killed and many civilians displaced into bushes.

According to the source who talked to Wangdunkon Media early today, he described the situation as “worse” with “many innocent people and elderly are living in a precarious situation without food and medical services”

The local authority accused the national army of looting and burning down the houses into ashes since yesterday.

The entire area is deserted and fled to neighboring areas for safety.

Local community are appealing for humanitarian agencies to intervene with medicines and other essential items as people left all their belongings behind.

Wangdunkon media is following the latest development there and will update the public accordingly

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