was killed after a group of armed Jie warriors on Sunday attacked Kacheri
Health Centre III in Kotido District to rescue one of their own who had been admitted to the
Simon Peter Makeng
was shot in the leg on Saturday in Kacheri town Council by UPDF soldiers after
resisting arrest following reports of possession of an illegal firearm.
He was then
taken to the facility for treatment, however, a group of 20 armed criminals
believed to be his associates attacked the facility to rescue him.
were repulsed by the army who were tipped off by the medical workers at the
The UPDF 3rd
Infantry Division Spokespersons, Captain Edrin Mawanda says that one warrior
was killed during the attack.
“We as security forces ...
Cue out: ... out of action.”//
Fredrick Leperes, in Charge of Kacheri Health Centre III also confirmed the
incident saying that calm has returned to the facility.
“The incident happened last night but we are now operating normally. The
security forces came to our rescue,” said Leperes.
two suspected Jie warriors were killed in a fire exchange with the UPDF in
Kotido district. The exchange took place
in Namaire Village in Kalosarich near Toror Hills in Panyangara Sub County.