Press Release

Indian national shot dead in South Sudan capital Juba as insecurity spreads

Indian Minister of External Affairs Susha Swaraj
Indian Minister of External Affairs Susha Swaraj

19, February 2017 (Nyamilepedia) — An Indian national believed to be a business man has been shot dead in Juba by unknown gunmen as insecurity in South Sudan’s capital reach worrying proportion according to residence.

This comes days after armed robbers stormed South Sudan upper Parliament House and stole Millions worth of pounds.

According to residence in Juba crime rate as reached what they call critical levels as a result of current difficult economic crisis affecting the young African country.

Sources from juba say Indian national Syed Farooq Basha had been shot dead on Saturday, his killers remain at large as in many other death cases hitting the South Sudan capital.

The Indian minister of foreign affairs have ordered Indian High Commission in South Sudan to immediately repatriate the victims body back to Indian and also give advise to Indians still caught up in the country.

“Indian High Commissioner in South Sudan – Plz contact the bereaved family and help them (sic),” Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted according to Indian news agencies.

Insecurity in South Sudan’s capital and around the country has reached dangerous levels, Last week US President Donald Trump’s administration was forced to issue travel warning to US citizens not to visit the war torn country.




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