At least six people have been killed in two separate attacks in Ruweng Administrative area.
The first incident happened on Thursday morning in Abiemnom County, while the second attack involving a civilian vehicle was ambushed in the evening – the same day.
According to Miakol Makuach Kuch, Director-General in the Ministry of Information, in the first incident, bandits shot and killed civilians who were on their way to a fishing area at a place called Nyabul.
“They were 4 people attacked in Nyabul area of Abiemnom County; 3 got killed, and two were wounded,” he confirmed.
The second attack took place in the evening along Abiemnom – Mayom road.
A senior military officer, whose name has not been disclosed, was among those killed in the road ambush.
“The other 2 were killed in a road ambush in Mayom. So the total number of death is 6 people,” Miakol stated.
The area administration has not identified the attackers as no arrest has been made.
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