Two people shot dead, one in critical condition

Two people shot dead, one in critical condition
Police officials in Western Equatoria State (WES) inspect vehicles they received to boost their work in the state [Photo by WES]

​Two civilians died while another sustained a gunshot wound in a night gun attack in Bor, Jonglei State.

The incident happened on Tuesday evening at around 9 pm.

“Two people – a woman and man, were confirmed dead while another (man) is in critical condition,” Jonglei state Police Spokesperson Major Daniel Majak Tuor told City Review.

The injured are still receiving ​​treatment at a local hospital.

Majok said that police have launched a manhunt on the killers. No arrest has been made so far.

According to Bor State Hospital Acting Medical Director – Dr Bol Chau, the victims died on the spot. The woman also had stabbed wounds.

“Two people were brought  in last night (Tuesday night). They both got gunshot wounds on their heads.

“Today (Wednesday) morning, a woman was also brought with knife wounds on her neck. Unfortunately, she succumbed to the injuries.

“One person was in a critical condition of which we referred him to UNMISS for treatment.” Dr. Bold said.