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Almost 55 people die in new clashes between communities in central South Sudan

June 29, 2020

Around 55 people were killed in a series of clashes between communities in two states in central South Sudan over the weekend, while thousands of such deaths and deaths have occurred in recent years. Months.

At least 32 people died in one of the incidents in North Tonj County, Warrap State, after fighting between Apuk Padoc and Atok Buk parishes, the Secretary General of the disbanded state of Tonj said in detail on Monday. Gabriel Awan.

Awan said in statements to Radio Tamazuj that seven people were injured in the clashes and two villages were “burned” before adding that fighting broke out in May in response to a man lynching from the Atok Buk community.

Almost 55 people die in new clashes between communities in central South SudanAlmost 55 people die in new clashes between communities in central South Sudan

So he explained that the fighting had its epicenter in the villages of Agany and Anyibuth and added that the situation now seems to be under control.