15th October 2019
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Wonduruba Commissioner dies in landmine explosion

Author: Kafuki Jada | Published: 5 months ago

Map of Wonduruba and Ganji, Jubek State -South Sudan

The Commissioner of Wonduruba, Jubek state, and his bodyguard on Thursday lost their lives after the car they were traveling in struck a landmine.

Four other people were seriously injured.

The four injured are now receiving treatment at the Juba Teaching hospital.

According to an eye witness Commissioner James Yatta was leaving Wondruba for Juba on Thursday.

Stephen Juma, the Minister of Information in Jubek state said the government has sent a team to investigate the incident.

“Yesterday morning on their way back to Juba according to the information from the soldiers they stepped on a landmine. The Commissioner died instantly with one of the guards,” Juma told Eye Radio yesterday.

James Yatta was appointed by Jubek Governor Augustino Jadalla in April this year -replacing Samuel Lemi Yoseke.

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