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BIEH - 16 Feb 2018

5 killed, 270 cattle raided in Bieh

South Sudan’s Bieh State governor Majok Gatluak Thoah says five people were killed and 270 cattle stolen when an armed group attacked a village in Bieh on Wednesday.

Speaking to Radio Tamazuj, Gatluak claimed that the armed group which attacked Gweir village is from neighbouring Boma state.

He pointed out that there has been an increase in the incidents of killings and cattle raiding recently.

Gatlauk called on authorities of Bieh’s neighbouring states including Boma to hold an immediate security conference aimed at finding lasting solutions to the conflict.

Radio Tamazuj could not reach Boma state officials for comment.