One killed, four injured after grenade explosion in Wau

An SPLA officer exploded a grenade in a hotel in Hai Daraja in Wau town of South Sudan Western Bahr el Ghazal state Saturday evening killing one person and injured four others.

Governor of the proposed Wau state Elias Waya said in Sunday mass at Saint Bakhita Church on Sunday that an SPLA lieutenant threw two grenades at a group of people which resulted in the killing of one person and injured four others who were taken to Wau hospital.

He said the police have arrested the officer who is being investigated for the incident.

A source in Wau town told Radio Tamazuj that a dispute between the SPLA officer and someone in the hotel prompted the incident.