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Ten killed, seven wounded in Lakes State

By Mabor Riak Magok

Ten people have been killed and seven others wounded in Rumbek North County Lakes state,among them health workers. The incident occurred on Monday according to area police.

Speaking to Juba Monitor in Rumbek, area police SpokespersonCapt. Elijah MaborMakuacsaid the incident was caused by a group of armed youth raiders.

He said the humanitarian vehicle fell into an ambush while traveling to Rumbek North County for polio vaccinations which resulted in to killing of the health worker.

The medical Director in Rumbek state hospital Doctor Barnaba Bol Amukpiu revealed that 3 health workers working at the state Ministry of health were among the slainvictims.

He said two people died while on the way to the state hospital.

Doctor Bol  said the polio vaccinations campaign had been suspended due to the current general security situations.

However, the Youth activist in Rumbek North county MathiangDutDhelbeny condemned the killing of polio vaccination campaign health workers

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