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Over 100 wounded after renewed clashes in Jonglei-Pibor: MSF


August 19, 2020 (JUBA) - The international medical aid group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Wednesday said they treated over 100 civilians wounded during the continued tribal violence in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area.

Patient brought from Gumuruk town of Pibor county during clashes between the Lou Nuer and Murle earlier this year (File photo / ST)

Hundreds have been killed and thousands were displaced as a result of the intercommunal fighting between the Murle and the Dinka Bor or the against the Lou Nuer which had begun in December 2019.

"After months of bitter inter-communal clashes, fighting has continued to sweep across Jonglei and the Greater Pibor Administrative Area. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams have treated over 100 war-wounded civilians and evacuated dozens for urgent surgery," said MSF in a statement released on Wednesday.

The latest wave in violence, which started in early June and ended mid-August, has left tens of thousands of people displaced in the bush in need of healthcare, as well as food, clean water and sanitation and basic shelter., further said the group.

"Over the course of just one week, between 29 July to the beginning of August, the MSF medical team in Pieri received an influx of 102 war-wounded patients, the youngest just 15-years-old".

Further, 11 patients were treated for gunshot wounds at the outpatient emergency response in Pibor relaunched on 11 August. Of the 11, six patients, including two women, two men and two children one aged only 3-years-old, were evacuated for specialised treatment.

Furthermore, 36 patients from Pieri were transferred for emergency surgery to the MSF hospitals in Bentiu and to Juba.

on 23 July, UNMISS head and UN Secretary-General Special Representative, David Shearer said concerned by the continued attacks in Jonglei and called to stop the fighting.

"Parties must immediately stop fighting, pull back and return to their home areas. Buffer zones need to be established to protect people and enable reconciliation to safely take place," he said.

"This conflict is not simply intercommunal between ethnic groups. Other political figures are at work. External actors need to stop deliberately stoking the conflict for the sake of local communities," he further stressed.

On17 August, the holdout People’s Democratic Movement (PDM) of Hakim Dario denounced the non-intervention of the government forces to stop "recent invasion of the Murle in GPAA by the combined heavily armed tribal armies of Lou Nuer and Dinka Bor".


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  • 20 August 2020 18:27, by Trouble

    Murle must be wiped out by Dinka Bor & Lou Nuer for long term safety of their resources, their cattle & children or else this savage tribe will continue torturing them for the rest of their lives

    • 20 August 2020 23:48, by The Rhino


      Murle tribe in South Sudan is here to stay!They’ll keep teaching Dinka rapists,murders and Nuer killers,looters dear lessons for ever.I’m 100% very proud of our Murle brothers defending themselves in two fronts(against Dinka & Nuer).Dinka and Nuer conspirators few hours ago killed James Wani’s bodyguards in cold blood in Lobonok.Now they blame it on NAS.James,better be very careful!

      • 21 August 2020 00:04, by The Rhino


        Murles are like the hurricane.If you stand in their way,you only end up as dead meat.You Dinka and Nuer idiots are only canon fodder to them.The more you damned junks attack them,the more they’ll make sure you suffer to death for eternal..both of you imposters will never have peace in that region.Same thing in Equatoria,we must impose Murle constitution in Equatoria to get things done!

        • 21 August 2020 00:12, by The Rhino


          Our Equatorian goats are intelligent than you are.Just accept these bitter truth.

          • 21 August 2020 00:54, by Mayendit

            Who are you by the way?. Some of you are making noise at website but what Equatorians people have done during the SPLA times?. Remember, the Dinka people are the most brave in South Sudan. Dinka have not changed on the war and if you guys wanted worse one then, you probably get it. Thomas Cirillo is betraying the whole Equatorians people belief me or not this is what it is now.

          • 21 August 2020 01:50, by The Rhino


            Stop deceiving yourself believing that Dinka people are the bravest in South Sudan,bullshit they’re not!If so then,why are they cowardly running away like chickens from the Miseriya arabs?Why are Dinka pissing in pants when hearing the word Murle through their ears?Why are your greedy jienge fearfully hiding in Nimule,Pageri,etc terrified like rats?Why are they not returning back home?.

        • 21 August 2020 01:05, by Mayendit

          What have you done as an Equatorians people?. The history of South Sudan it can speak itself.leave talking about Murle people, they’re the most criminal people in South Sudan. Who don’t know the Dinkas, the men of the men Muonyjang?. From Eastern Equatoria to Western Equatoria, our Dinkas people in the SPLA/SPLM liberated most of the Locations

    • 21 August 2020 00:50, by jubaone

      You are nothing a loud barking and cowardly jienge house dog. Go pick your gun and face Murle instead of running and hiding your stinking shithole in Nimule, Juba or in Uganda. Perhaps you need UPDF or divine power to help you both; jienge and nyagats cuz you just can’t defeat Murles.

      • 21 August 2020 01:17, by Mayendit

        You guys should be ashamed for building up your hatred, discrimination against the people who have liberated your Regions of Equatoria. Listen to me, the rebellion of Thomas Cirillo has puts some tribes in to punishment for ever. You guys must understand that, South Sudan is the nation and the Dinka people are the majority in the country. You can says whatever come to your mind.

  • 20 August 2020 19:09, by Mayendit

    Where’s Dr.Majak D. Agoot?.
    He didn’t understand the problem in Al Nile Regions as he was saying, the Al Nile Regions will reunited just like the people of Bahr El Ghazal Regions but he failed to acknowledge the Upper Nile Regions will never reunite because the people in this Regions are more interested in killing than helping each others.

  • 20 August 2020 19:19, by Mayendit

    Moma Rebcca Nyandeng Garang has hundreds of millions dollars but she is not helping her own people in Jonglei State. Murle people and Lou Nuers are absolutely the worst humans beings in Jonglei State. They are fully armed themselves with deadly weapons but Nyandeng Garang is not buying one Helicopter gunships to protect innocent civilians from Murle criminals arms youths. Nyandeng Garang has a mil

  • 20 August 2020 19:26, by Mayendit

    To all Dinka of Jonglei State, please you must leave National politics apart and sitting down all together and talks about your communities protection because the whole population can’t and will not be protected by army. You got to call your people to go back homes and begin talking about insecurity post by Murle.

  • 20 August 2020 19:35, by Mayendit

    Twic East communities, Hol community, Nyarweng community and Bor South communities must reconcile their differences and trying to come up with solutions on how you will protect your people and your communities. Your population is more than Murle people and I don’t see any reason why you guys combine your youths with Lou Nuers youths. Both Murle people and Lou Nuers are your first enemies take it.

  • 21 August 2020 01:33, by Trouble

    Rhino ya Nyam nyam coward don’t involve mighty Nuers in your bedroom activities with your husband poor Jienge who rape, looted & sodomize your land. Keep mighty Nuers out of that bulshit we only focusing on our greater Upper Nile issues we know how to get rid of Dinkas by ourselves we don’t need your help just focus on how divorce these poor savages

    • 21 August 2020 02:07, by The Rhino


      You cheap disgusting Nuer bastards are the least to talk about rape,loot or sodomy of land let alone dignity or faith of human kind.Are you not the same tribe that was abused,used and heavily molested by the arabs back then during the liberation struggle?Are you not the same ghouls who displaced Buruns,Anyuaks and Shilluks,etc from their ancestral lands?Speak up you fuck!

  • 21 August 2020 01:45, by Trouble

    Rhino, mighty Nuers don’t have interest in farmland equatoria only poor Jienge who go to loot your cassava & die after consuming it because they dumb brains don’t know the deadly types of that plant & the edibles hahaha that’s why they died like flies in equatoria during 80s, 90s fight for liberation that’s why today they lied to you that they died because they liberated South Sudan

  • 21 August 2020 01:52, by Trouble

    Every body know South Sudan was never liberated it was just handed over by Bashir government through CPA under the pressure of George Bush administration in 2005 those fabricated lies are just used by Jienge to brainwash you uneducated South Sudanese so that they’ll have legitimate right to loot South Sudan like they’re now doing

    • 21 August 2020 04:15, by Mayendit

      It is exactly your name for fact. If you think South Sudan was hand to us then, why he didn’t hand over to Riek Machar Teny when he signed Khartoum peace agreement?. Put this in your mind, the peace agreement did not come to Table by itself but the Khartoum government saw, the SPLA led by late Chairman Dr.John Garang was still strong captured Rumbek, Tonj, Gogrial and the West Equatoria.

  • 21 August 2020 04:57, by Trouble

    Mayandit, ya jaang slave remember when without Dr Riek Machar South Sudan wouldn’t be here today because he was not greedy for power he gave his position to Salva Kiir to lead after Dr John Garang died to pave the way for independence from Sudan. Otherwise If he were to chose war against Salva Kiir in 2005, there wouldn’t be independence in 2011

    • 21 August 2020 06:24, by Mayendit

      Do you think I don’t know what had take place after when our late Chairman Dr.John Garang died in 2005. Indeed, Riek Machar Teny is the most criminal and very greedy politician we have ever seen. In new site, the SPLM Bureau and SPLM Liberation council sat down to pick up the person who will lead South Sudan then, Riek Machar jump up and sat on chair without anyone pointed him too a shame

  • 21 August 2020 06:08, by Mayendit

    Trouble makers
    What a lies?. Your uncle Riek Machar brought about $400 million and gave it to the late Chairman Dr.John Garang saying, these money will be used for SPLA uniforms. He run away from Khartoum because he was saying, he came back to his people and told late Chairman Dr.John to forgive him for what he had done or arrested him. I am telling you the truth.

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