Calm returns to Agok after three days of tension

Agok Adminstrative Unit Headquarters in Rumamer County | Credit: AIRS

Calm has returned to Mading residential areas (Mading kanissa, Mading Yiir Yiir, and Mading Jokthiang) after three consecutive days of tension in Agok.

In the early hours of Friday, armed men in uniform raped and beat civilians , and their  looted their property in Mading Jokthiang. 

Residents in those areas said life is normal, no incidents or suspicious movements. Some families are reported to have returned to their homes on Sunday.

Authorities have deployed forces south of Madiing residential areas to avoid further security threats.

Acting commissioner of Rumamer County has pleaded with inhabitants to report any suspicious movements in their areas to concerned authorities