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ABYEI - 25 Apr 2013

Unknown attackers kill two in Abyei

At least two civilians in Tajalei in Abyei were killed as an unknown gunmen attacked the village yesterday morning.

Local residents accused Misseriya-affiliated militants of the attack, although this has not been confirmed.

They further criticised the UN mission in Abyei, UNISFA, for failing to protect citizens, as it is mandated to do.

Located about 35 km north-east of Abyei town,the attack on the villages resulted in the deaths of Kiir Mathiang Makuey and Aguek Maker.