A commercial vehicle heading to Ombaci has been ambushed by unknown gunmen at Sanjasiri (Yei), killing 3 people and injuring others.  
Occurred in Yei South Sudan, South Sudan on September 2, 2020, at 1:55 AM
Reported by JJ via Walk-in / in person on September 2, 2020, at 11:55 AM in Odobu, Uganda
Also heard by 5 other(s)

This rumour is confirmed true and is of high priority – here's why:
Two civilians were confirmed killed and others five critically injured when a commercial vehicle fell in a road ambush while going to the Ombasi market along the Yei-Lasu road.

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Location Reported by Via Date
Odobu, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 2-Sep-2020 @ 11:55 AM
Ocea b, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 2-Sep-2020 @ 11:45 AM
Ofua 4, Uganda JJ Voice / telephone 2-Sep-2020 @ 11:40 AM
Koboko, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 2-Sep-2020 @ 10:30 AM
Arua, Uganda JJ Walk-in / in person 2-Sep-2020 @ 9:30 AM
Omugo 6, Uganda anonymous Voice / telephone 2-Sep-2020 @ 1:57 AM
September 2, 2020 | 4:17 AM | JJ
According to Major General Yoasa Lujang, Yei River Police Commissioner, told Radio Tamazuj that unknown gunmen opened fire as the vehicle was heading to Ombasi market.Two civillians were killed and five critically injured and taken to Yei civil Hospital.