Over 2,500 returnees arrive in Renk

from Miraya FM
Published on 07 Nov 2013 View Original

(November 7, 2013) - More than 2,500 returnees who left Kosti early this week have started arriving in Renk, Upper Nile State.

The first group of 56 individuals, traveling in one bus and 2 small trucks, has arrived in Renk town.

A statement from the International Organization for Migration stated that the returnees are being accommodated at Payuer transit site as they await transportation to their final destinations.

The main part of the convoy heading to the Bahr el-Ghazal region is expected to reach Bentiu, Unity State, on Friday morning. The convoy of 50 buses will travel to Wau and Aweil.

The returnees are being transported by the Africa Inland Church in partnership with the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission and the IDPs centre in Khartoum.