Murle youth are crossing into the Ethiopian highlands to attack Akobo of the Lou Nuer  
Occurred in Akobo, South Sudan on May 21, 2020, at 8:40 AM
Reported by JJ via Voice / telephone on May 24, 2020, at 10:05 AM in Odobu, Uganda
Also heard by 4 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed true and is of high priority – here's why:
According to reports from different sources, many people were confirmed dead while others wounded in what appears to be a revenge confrontation between the Murle and Lou Nuer ethnic communities. The incident happened last week when 3,000 armed men from the Murle ethnic community stormed the Lou Nuer community to revenge the March 2020 incident when the Luo Nuer are accused of having initiated a confrontation which resulted in massacre and abductions of thousands of young women and children. In the recent incident, the government has confirmed that several people were shot dead with no specific figures mentioned while several others were wounded. However, other media outlets estimated at least 300 people to be dead.

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Location Reported by Via Date
Odobu, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 24-May-2020 @ 10:05 AM
Ocea c, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 23-May-2020 @ 4:10 PM
Imvepi, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 23-May-2020 @ 10:10 AM
Koboko, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 23-May-2020 @ 10:05 AM
Katiku 1, Uganda BarnabasAfrica Internet 22-May-2020 @ 12:35 PM

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