Authorities of Duk County in Jonglei State said a man went missing and another severely injured after they were attacked by unknown gunmen at the outskirts of Duk Padiet town on Wednesday morning.
Elijah Manyok Ayiei, the acting county commissioner, told Radio Tamazuj that the two men left the Patuet area for Pagak when they fell into the ambush of the armed assailants while on their way this morning.
“The incident took place between Patuet and Duk Pagak this morning. A man identified as Wany Yak was injured while his companion Wituor Yai is missing up to now. Local youth and the police in the area are searching for the missing one,” he said.
The county official pointed out that the injured is being treated at a health facility in the county.
For his part, Major Chol Deng Madit, the Duk County police inspector, confirmed the incident and said no one was arrested in connection to the road attack.
Source: Radio Tamazuj