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Government Soldiers Killed At Least 8 Civilians In a Funeral in Loa, Magwi County

Friends and relatives of a Nuer soldier fighting on the side of the South Sudan government is buried in a cemetery across from the United Nations Mission as Soldiers with the Sudanese Peoples Liberation Army retreat from Bentiu(Photo credits: Getty Image/Lynsey Addaro)
Friends and relatives of a Nuer soldier fighting on the side of the South Sudan government is buried in a cemetery across from the United Nations Mission as Soldiers with the Sudanese Peoples Liberation Army retreat from Bentiu(Photo credits: Getty Image/Lynsey Addaro)

July 30, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —— South Sudan government troops have killed at least 8 civilians and injured many others at a funeral in Loa of Magwi County, Easter Equatoria state.

According to reports extended to Nyamilepedia editorial team, government soldiers surrounded a funeral yesterday and started indiscriminate shooting at a mourning population in Loa.

At least 200 people were in attendance mourning their loved ones who have been killed in the war.

“We are civilians, no gun nothing. We gathered to mourn our sons and daughters who were killed in Juba, some along Juba-Yei road and other areas fighting Riek Machar” Said Kenyi, who spoke on behave of the group.

According to military reports, the soldiers were executing an order from the Chief of staff of SPLA (IG), Gen. Paul Malong Awan.

As part of circulating documents leaked from the army headquarters, Gen. Malong has ordered his soldiers to fire at any assembled groups for security purpose.

Although the mourners were seen wearing mostly black clothing, symbolizing a tragic event, soldiers in the area received reports and acted on it immediately without further investigation.

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As a result of shooting many civilians from Magwi county have now fled the area for their own safety. Many civilians are seeing heading in the direction of Uganda.

This county is a constituent of senior government officials including Dr. Anne Itto and Ambassador John Andruga, who are loyal to Kiir’s government.

 

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7 comments

juba July 30, 2016 at 11:18 am

every body has his or her own time and the killer death will be painful every thing you did in this world God is watching. may god bless us even though in hardship life.

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Nsonga July 30, 2016 at 11:57 am

Its so sad may almighty show His devine power 2 all those who were responssible 4 da killing of innocent civilians.

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Awan Atem July 30, 2016 at 8:23 pm

May God bless people at Magwi. A small town with wonderful understanding.

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Alex July 30, 2016 at 9:40 pm

Total, We Do Not Have Goverment In South Sudan. Which Country Is Having Foolish Goverment Like The One Of Southsudan. So-called Spla/m.

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factual July 31, 2016 at 1:37 am

Riek started his war and he is incapable to pose any threat, he and his stoogies have now resorted to manufacturing lies. Be told riek that your game is old and does not appeal to any one.

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Icoby michael okwamile July 31, 2016 at 9:50 am

Its there time, God wil reward them with this unlawful act.
Is it true that God wil bless south sudan?

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Eleanorah . C August 2, 2016 at 3:25 am

May the Lord give those left behind the strength to go on and strength to get through this trying moment

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