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ABYEI - 22 May 2017

Gunmen kill woman in Abyei

A woman was found dead after being attacked and beaten to death by unknown gunmen in the southern part of the disputed Abyei region between Sudan and South Sudan on Sunday.

Speaking to Radio Tamazuj on Sunday, Abyei security advisor, Kuol Lual said there were some women who went to cut grass south of Abyei town where they were attacked by an armed group.

“One woman was found dead and others injured,” he said.

Lual pointed out that the other women escaped with minor injuries while one of them succumbed to her injuries. He added that they have informed the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei about the incident.