4 people killed, 12 others wounded as gunmen ambushed a car in Bentiu  
Occurred in Bentiu, Uganda on July 15, 2019, at 12:05 PM
Reported by anonymous via SMS on July 18, 2019, at 3:56 AM in Bentiu, Uganda
Also heard by 2 other(s)

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Four (4) people have been killed and twelve (12) others wounded after gunmen ambushed a car traveling Between Nhialdiu and Northern Liech state capital, Bentiu, on Sunday. The car was leaving Nhialdiu to Bentiu town at 04:00 PM and the ambush occurred just at Lok river bank. It was a pick-up vehicle for commercial transportation and all on board were civilians

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Location Reported by Via Date
Bentiu, Uganda anonymous SMS 18-Jul-2019 @ 3:56 AM
Bentiu, Uganda anonymous Voice / telephone 16-Jul-2019 @ 6:50 AM
Omugo 6, Uganda anonymous SMS 16-Jul-2019 @ 6:20 AM
July 18, 2019 | 3:55 AM | anonymous
MODERATOR The attackers, believed to be from Jagei-Nuer, killed a woman and three men. All roads leading south of the state have reportedly been closed since Tuesday last week. Citizens have also been warned by the government to avoid using roads moving out of Bentiu town, as security forces are assessing situations.