Dec 16, 2015 (Nyamilepedia) — On Monday morning for the first time in 2 years, disgruntled Murle youth under unknown command attacked the village of Bukteng south-west of Nasir killing dozen numbers of people, and runs away with countless heads of cattle.
According to local residence in Mandeng town near Bukteng, the attacks came surprisingly at 4:00 am on Monday morning. Speaking to Nyaw Gatkuoth Nyaw in Mandeng, Nyaw confirmed to Nyamilepedia correspondent the attack but could not verify the number of people who died during the attack.
“Yes, the attack took place on Monday morning but we are not yet sure how many people died during the attack” Nyaw Confirmed in a voice fill with sympathy.
This is not the first time the Murle cattle raiders attack villages, killed people, took cattle and runs away with children. Last month there were several attacks carried out in Jonglie, in particular, the village in the border between Murle and Twic; the attacks repeatedly happens until the youth decided to take the matter into their own hands. Last month, the same raiders attacked Matar, border between south Sudan and Ethiopia killing people and run away with children but failed to take cows.
The latest reports emerged on Tuesday morning seems to identified more than 25 people killed, 9 women and 20 men, 40 heads of cows stolen and youth were on pursuit after the attackers. The state Information Minister Hon. Kech Nguoth Tiem couldn’t be reach for a comment.
Elbow Chuol Nyamilepedia Correspondent