September 30, 2014 (RUMBEK) – Fresh clashes in South Sudan’s Lakes state on Monday left at least 12 people from one family dead, authorities told Sudan Tribune.
The revenge attack occurred in Lakes state Cueibet county.
“The dead include a nine-month old child, two women and elderly people. They were killed in one house,” said a police officer who preferred anonymity, adding “Three of the attackers were killed”.
At least 52 people, officials say, were killed in various attacks within Lakes state this month, depicting an increase in cycles of violence.