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WESTERN LAKES - 12 Sep 2018

Woman, child killed by armed men in Western Lakes state

Authorities in South Sudan’s Western Lakes State say a woman and a 12-year old boy were killed by armed assailants on Tuesday.

The state information minister Martin Gula told Radio Tamazuj that the incident happened when a group of armed men broke into a house and opened fire killing the woman and child.

Gula added that police are pursuing the criminals and will ensure they are arrested and brought to book.