A convoy of civilian vehicles travelling from Juba to Yei had been ambushed in the areas near Lainya County leaving two people dead.  
Occurred in Lainya areas, South Sudan on August 26, 2019, at 1:42 AM
Reported by anonymous via Walk-in / in person on August 26, 2019, at 7:46 AM in Lainya areas, Uganda
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Lainya areas, Uganda anonymous Walk-in / in person 26-Aug-2019 @ 7:46 AM
Ofua Zone, Uganda anonymous SMS 26-Aug-2019 @ 2:44 AM
August 26, 2019 | 7:49 AM | anonymous
MODERATOR The convoy was travelling from Juba to Yei last week and fall into an ambush in the areas of Lainya County were the vehicles were burnt and killing at least two civilians including a foreigner whose nationality could not immediately be identified. According to the government spokes person, these attacks were carried out by some criminals or the hold-out groups mainly the National Salvation Front, led by General Thomas Cirillo. But NAS denied the claims and blamed the SSPDF of aggressing its troops in their position.