Authorities investigate killing of truck driver on Camp15-Kapoeta road

Authorities in Kapoeta South County are investigating the killing of a Somalian trader along Kapoeta -Camp 15 road in Eastern Equatoria state.

The incident is said to have occurred at around 7 PM on Saturday.

Kapoeta South County Commissioner said the victim was carrying commercial goods from Torit to Kapoeta.

Angelo Lominit identified as Hassan Mohamed Ali.

“[He] fell in an ambush in a place call Lokales. The driver was killed. Suspects footprints entered towards a grazing land after the government moved in search of the suspects. The footprints mixed with the one of animals,” he said.

Commissioner Lominit condemned the killing of the truck driver – describing it as an unfortunate, but isolated incident.