230 killed in South Sudan Gun Violence

More than 230 people have died as a result of gun violence in South Sudan in the past two weeks, raising new concerns for disarmament in the country.

According to report from authorities, the latest incident occurred on Tuesday where seven people were killed in Pigi County of Jonglei State in a cattle rustling attack. The attackers escaped

Since late April, there have been various incidents of violence with each recording deaths. On May 26, at least 150 people were killed following a 10-day bloody attack in the Pibor Administrative Area, according to local authorities there. The attackers torched more than 600 houses and displaced thousands of residents.

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Official figures report at least 234 deaths on Tuesday.

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