84-year-old man found dead in Abyei’s Nyamora river


Achook, a tributary of Kiir river which flows through Agok. | Credit: Deng Korchiek Ayom | AIRS 2021

A body of an eighty-four-year-old man was found dead in Nyamora river in Abyei Town on Wednesday.

Mr. Nyuat Thuc Chol Guiny, a family member told Abyei FM. Mr. Guiny said his cousin, Mr. Ayuak Malual Chol Guiny left the house at about four o’ clock in the evening to bath in the river but he never returned. He was found dead a few hours later during a search. 

Thuc added that the deceased was mentally fit and sober at the time he went to the river. It is believed that he drowned in water.

This is the seventh person who died from drowning in the area this year.