Rumbek– clashes between Pakam and rup community in western lake state claimed more than 35 people and more than 40 people were reported to have sustained serious injuries.
State authority confirmed to wangdunkon media this morning, that situation is very volatile and the state givernment is appealing to the national government to intervene and end this cycle of violence that has claimed many lives.
Tension remains very tense between the two communities. Homes have been deserted, women and Children fled to the forest.
The current communal clashes have been going in Rumbek since Matur Chut was reappointed as a governor of western lake state.