Warrap – Over 90 people are reported to have been killed and hundreds more injured in inter-communal clashes in Tonj East County of Warrap State.
The clashes flared up due to land dispute between the two clans which both sides claim ownership.
The state governor Akec Tong Aleu says over 90 people from both sides have been confirmed dead and several more others wounded. The injured were rushed to the health facilities in Marial-lou and Romich health centers.
The administrative headquarters was tendered to Romich in order for govt to address the security issues and maintain tranquility.
According to the governor, huge SPLA forces have been deployed there in the area to contain the situation.
The situation remains tense and as civilians fled the area.