Four (4) South Sudanese government soldiers were gunned down by the Ugandan People's Defence Force (UPDF) for crossing the border and terrorizing and looting Ugandans  
Occurred in South Sudan Uganda borders, Uganda on June 2, 2020, at 11:09 AM
Reported by JJ via Voice / telephone on June 4, 2020, at 9:30 AM in Omugo 6, Uganda
Also heard by 4 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed true and is of high priority – here's why:
Four South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) soldiers were shot dead on Sunday Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) soldiers following a clash at Maru village, Kochi Sub-County, Yumbe District in northern Uganda. The area LCI chairman said the South Sudanese soldiers started raiding the village on 20 May 2020 in an attempt to loot the household property and animals. Following the public outcry, the UPDF soldiers at Goboro went on patrol at Fitinambaya Trading Centre in Maru village on 30 May 20 and that resulted in the clash.

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http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2020-06/02/c_139108420.htm#:~:text=Lul%20Ruia%20Koang%2C%20spokesperson%20for,southern%20parts%20of%20the%20country

https://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Four-South-Sudan-soldiers-killed-crossfire-with-UPDF/688334-5568666-wr05bgz/index.html
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Location Reported by Via Date
Omugo 6, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 4-Jun-2020 @ 9:30 AM
Koboko, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 3-Jun-2020 @ 4:25 PM
Eden, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 3-Jun-2020 @ 10:30 AM
Arua, Uganda JJ SMS 2-Jun-2020 @ 2:35 PM
Omugo 6, Uganda anonymous SMS 2-Jun-2020 @ 11:10 AM

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