Authorities of Cueibet County in Lakes State have said two people were killed in different locations of the county by unknown gunmen.
Speaking to Radio Tamazuj, the secretary-general of Cueibet Town Zeckariah Mamer Thokgor said the killings occurred in Mayom Yuil and Rupnhom areas on Monday.
He identified the two as Buong Deng and Makec Dor from Duony Payam.
The official pointed out that there was high tension in the town as the deceased’s relatives tried to attack the county headquarters. Mamer said they managed to calm the situation after persuading the relatives to let the government do investigations.
“It is true that there was high tension as a result of people killed by unknown gunmen, but we have managed to talk and persuade the attackers to return home,” he said.
According to Mamer, the attackers are suspected to from the neighboring Agar community and not the Ayiel section of Cueibet County.
“I am appealing to the Gok community of Cueibet county to have patience and confirm first before carrying out wrongful revenge against anyone,” Mamer said.
Source: Radio Tamazuj