Tonj, 30th May 2018. At least three SPLA Soldiers were killed and one injured in a communal conflict between Apuk padoc and Lou in Tonj state.
Tonj state Acting Governor, Awien Dhal Madut says forces that were accompanying Tonj Governor clashed with civilians in Tonj East County during the disarmament process.
Dhal explains that an SPLA soldier fired on a civilian who refused to surrender his gun and injured, resulting to a fight back from civilians.
He admits that three SPLA were killed and one civilian injured during the incident.
She adds that one person from Lauc-Jang center went to Akop at night kill people.
The acting governor stresses that unauthorized firearms must be collected from civilians, so that peace and stability can be realize in the area.
Dhal says she is disappointed when she sees everybody with firearms and questions where are civilians accruing guns from.
The Acting governor Dhal says the security situation in the area is now calm.