Senior state govt official killed in Yambio

Yambio– fresh skirmishes are reported to have flared up in western Equatoria State Yambio this morning  between armed local youth and the SPLA, a commissioner of headquarter  parakondo  was allegedly reported to have been killed along with his bodyguards.

Local armed youth from Gangura payam were reportedly said to have been engaged with state govt for talks that resulted stability in recent days.

Last month, SPLA launched a surprised attack against position of  arrow boys in Li Rangu payam, the youth were accused of serious crimes of rapping, armed robbery and  killing.

Local population fled their homes and now seeking refuge in near by compound of ADRA.

Wangdunkon media received conflicting reports about the incident and couldn’t independently verify the report.

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