Two Ugandans were reportedly beheaded by gunmen attached to Dr. Reik Machar’s Sudan People’s Liberation Army-In-Opposition (SPLA-IO).
“I can confirm to you that one Ugandan and staff of ARC had their heads cut off. The survivors who sustained injuries were rushed to Moyo Hospital for medical attention” said Denis Ocircan, the Officer in Charge of Moyo Police Station.
The deceased were identified as Julius Taban ,47, a clinical officer working with American Refugees Committees (ARC) providing health services in Internally Displace Peoples camps in Kajo-Keji County, South Sudan and Muhammad Chandiga, 32, a Ugandan boda-boda rider and resident of Afoji village in Moyo Sub-county.
Rahiman Dubu, the brother of the late Chandiga said: The beheaded bodies were dumped in the bush while the heads were placed on the road. We found the body in the bush about 100 metres from the roadside.
The SPLA-IO Deputy Spokesperson, Col. Lam Paul Gabriel blamed the incident on government forces and their militias.
The Ugandans were ambushed and killed in area- Kaya to Jale under the control of SPLA-IO that is loyal to former South Sudan Vice President, Dr Riek Machar. End