The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) built a temporary military post in Rumamer village this week.The team site is made up of plastic sheets at “Minyiel”.
Rumamer county executive chief spoke to Abyei FM on Thursday 12th January 2023.
Arop Kuol Kon said the mission deployed armored vehicles and a force of more than 40 soldiers to protect civilians.
He said the UN forces will patrol around the village to encourage people’s return.
Early this month, a joint armed group of Gai Machiek and Twic youth allied with rebels general Stephen Buay Rolnyang attacked the village killing 14 people including a girl child, and 4 women, and burning 37 grass-thatched tukuls.