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South Sudan Gunmen Kill 28 in Ethiopia

Murle gunmen allegedly crossed into Ethiopia’s Gambella region and killed 28 people before fleeing with 43 children.

Ethiopia reports deadly raid by gunmen from South Sudan


More than 1,000 gunmen from South Sudanese killed 28 people and kidnapped 43 children in Ethiopia’s Gambella province, an Ethiopian official says.

Men from the Murle community, who crossed into Ethiopia, are being blamed.

“Murle bandits carried out the attack. They fled along with 43 children,” Chol Chany, a regional government spokesman told Reuters, using a term for a local ethnic group. Continue reading South Sudan Gunmen Kill 28 in Ethiopia