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Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:12
The Deputy Commissioner of Police in Gbudue State has confirmed the dead of two people who were shot in Hi Saura area in Yambio County.
Brigadier General Hussein Giris Yambio says one of the decease is believed to be the SPLA-IO Deputy Commander who defected to the government, Anisa Radio reports.
He adds that Brigadier John Manase, commonly known as John, was shot dead and his body guard.
Brigadier General claims that the former commander and his body guard entered a house of a civilian at 3:00AM, with an intention of looting and started shooting at the house.
Mr Giris confirms that the civilian shot them in self-defense and rushed immediately to report the case to the police station.
He says after the investigation, the two dead bodies were found in full military uniform, well-armed with two AK47.
Brigadier James Mbiko Barakat, one of the senior Commanders of SPLA IO defected to the government confirms that the two decease belongs to his forces in Yambio.
He wonders why the former commander behaved in that manner looting people.
Last month similar incident happened in Yambio whereby South Sudan National Liberation Movement, SSNLM Major General was killed and four of his body guards.
Gbudue State Government calls on citizens not to panic.

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