By Deng Madit Aleer
BOR, 05 FEBRUARY, 2019 [JONGLEI] –, One person was killed and one injured when a boat traveling to Bor was shot at by armed individual on Friday at Jor-wach. The Jonglei State minister for Information Atong Kuol confirmed the incidence and says the suspect is arrested and taken to Shambe and the injured is currently receiving treatment at Bor State Hopsital.
“At around Friday that is when the boat was shot at by individuals as a result one person died, the second person is at Bor State Hospital and the suspect was apprehended and as we speak he was taken to shambee. But this is not to ignore the fact that there had been few incidences along that route. In this particular case we leave it to the government of Shambee, the authority there to handle it” Atong added.
Ms. Atong says it is not the first time boats falls into such incidences; Last year a boat owner was beaten when he bypassed a new checkpoint.