Bandits kill three and seriously injure five in Unity state.
By Bonifacio Taban Kuich August 24, 2010 (BENTIU) - Bandits
attacked Guit County in Dadok Payam killing two people and seriously
wounding five late on Saturday evening, according to the county's
commissioner Puoy Yaka . Yaka said that the bandits attacked a lorry
travelling at night from Koch County to Dadok Payam. Yaka told Sudan
Tribune that as the lorry approached the border of Dadok Payam at
11.30pm the driver was ordered to stop by the bandits before they opened
fire. The commissioner said that the bandits shot and killed a shop
owner who refused to give them money bringing the total killed to three.
Guit County commissioner has issued standing orders to all police forces
and other relevant authorities in the county to provide tight security
among the civilian within the area. Gideon Gatpan Thoar, the State
Minister of Information and Communication, said that necessary security
measures will be introduced straight away. . Thaor said the bandit attacks from Koch County began a few months ago and he hoped they could
be solved amicably by improving security. (ST)
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