Gunmen Hijack Car on Torit-Juba Road


By Catholic Radio Network:

Unknown gunmen hijacked a vehicle travelling from Torit to Juba on Monday, confirmed Police authorities in Torit.

The attackers went along with one passenger and all the travellers’ belongings, including the clothes they were putting on, Radio Emmanuel reports.

Justine Kilopas, Torit Acting Chief Inspector of Police says the assailants stopped the taxi carrying fourteen passengers in Lolere and ordered the driver to drive off road.

He said the passengers were traumatized and decided to return to Torit.

Mr Kilopas says vehicles travelling from Torit to Juba have been stopped, requesting for convoy to provide safety.

This article was republished courtesy of The Catholic Radio Network (CRN). The CRN News Desk provides daily, reliable, local and regional information for community-based radio stations throughout South Sudan.

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