24 Sep 2014
Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) Army [Photo| Ariik Atekdit]
Authorities in Renk County of Upper Nile State have decried the killing of innocent citizens and urged the rebel fighters of the former vice president, Riek Machar, to refrain from targeting vulnerable group but just face the government army.
 
Moses Ali and state minister for disaster preparedness Musa Ecweru during the celebrations in Adjumani. Photo by Mindru Camilla
“Well as it is important to protect our economic interests in South Sudan, Sudanese are our brothers. We have worked so hard to attain the level of peace we enjoy now and we can’t sacrifice it over trade.”
War has continued to rage in Upper Nile Northern Counties as anti-government and pro-government loyalists battle it out over control of Renk town, the second major town in the state after Malakal.
Hon. Yiey Pouch Lur greeting Upper Nile State Official and other members who welcome him at the airport[Photo Jok P Mayom]
Lur said, “I have come back here as a citizen of South Sudan. I don’t need any power.” He said that it is only the dialogue that can lead to the peaceful resolution not violence and use of the gun. <br />
Calm has returned to Malakal town after the government forces repulsed another heavy attack on Doleib Hills, an area of Souht of Malakal in Upper Nile.
Central Equatoria State Minister of Health Dr. Emmanuel Ija Baya in Pager Primary Health Center, Lobonok Payam. [Photo| Jok P. Mayom]
Central Equatoria State Health Minister Dr. Emmanuel Ija Baya today paid an assessment visits to Lobonok Payam which has recently been hit by Cholera which killed seven people.<br />
Hon. Awer Dau Agany [Gurtong File Photo]
"Residents in Renk have said farmers in agricultural fields have been reported killed by rebels."They have attacked farmers who have gone to the fields for harvesting."

 

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