UN to investigate attack in South Sudan

UNMISS the United Nations Mission in South Sudan sent a team to investigate attack in Manitor area.

UN to investigate attack in South Sudan

World Bulletin / News Desk

The UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) sent a team to South Sudan to investigate an attack which caused the killing of more than 100 people.

UN Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Martin Nesirky told reporters on Monday that according to the local officials, on February 8 in Manitor area, an attack took place killing 100 people and wounding many others.

At the time of the attack, the people of Walgok were migrating north to the wetlands with cattle when they came under attack by an armed force. However, the information has not been confirmed by the UN Mission.

Nesirky stressed, the UN's investigative team included officials from the Government of the Republic of South Sudan headed to the area to investigate about the attack.

 

 

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