Civilians have been targeted along the Yei Morobu and Yei Juba highways by groups of unknown armed men that have emerged.  
Occurred in Morobu Yei road, Yei Juba Road, South Sudan on August 2, 2019, at 12:55 PM
Reported by JJ via Walk-in / in person on August 10, 2019, at 9:45 AM in Ofua 5, Uganda
Also heard by 5 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed true and is of high priority – here's why:
Several incidents of civilian vehicles being ambushed and attacked by unknown gunmen along Yei roads have been reported over the past years and are still being reported the latest occurrence being the killing of 3 civilians in a passenger vehicle earlier this year making it hard to consider the road as safe.

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Location Reported by Via Date
Ofua 5, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 10-Aug-2019 @ 9:45 AM
Ofua 6, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 9-Aug-2019 @ 12:40 PM
Imvepi, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 8-Aug-2019 @ 4:25 PM
Koboko, Uganda JJ SMS 8-Aug-2019 @ 12:05 PM
Uganda anonymous SMS 8-Aug-2019 @ 7:10 AM
Ocea, Uganda anonymous Voice / telephone 2-Aug-2019 @ 1:28 AM
August 7, 2019 | 7:18 AM | anonymous
MODERATOR In the recent peacekeepers patrol on the Yei-Juba road they confirmed to have seen the remnants of the attacks littering the roadside including vehicles that have been looted and torched and a Toyota land cruiser remains resting in a pile of ashes as evidence of the crime committed by the armed forces

August 7, 2019 | 3:48 AM | anonymous
MODERATOR One woman in Yei who had send here goods to Juba through the Yei- Juba highway in a passage vehicle confirmed to us that her goods didn’t reach Juba but were burnt together with the vehicle by gun men last week.

August 6, 2019 | 10:40 AM | anonymous
MODERATOR A motorcycle rider who traveled from Yei to Limbe through the Yei Juba road went missing for now four days without anyone knowing his whereabouts. Relatives and friends in Yei and those in the refugee camps believed he was kidnapped and he is no more.

August 5, 2019 | 3:15 AM | anonymous
MODERATOR A group of armed men along the Yei- Kaya highways in around Mugwo, Longamere, Alero terrorized civilians. Eye wittiness and a survivor who fled to Omugo 6 refugee settlement testified to have witnessed two youth dragged to an unknown locations, the burning down of huts and the subsequent execution of one person.