2 people killed in Mangala of central Equatoria

Juba– An armed men attacked Mangala town of central Equatoria State  early today, two people were reported to have been killed and two more wounded.

The local authorities said civilians have fled the area after hearing the gun sound roaring in the area.

The attackers are believed to have come from the other side of the River but not specified who carried out the attack.

The town remained calm according to the local officials.

Mangala had been seen as center of conflict between the local community  after President Kiir unilaterally gerrymandered the country  to 28 states  in October last year and annexed the area to Jubek state.

Both mundari and Bar community claim the ownership of the area.


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