UNMISS, Government to coordinate in investigating breach of UN compound
Juba, 12 January 2024: At approximately 5:00am this morning, an unidentified armed intruder in military uniform entered the United Nations Mission in South Sudan’s (UNMISS) base in Tomping and began shooting indiscriminately at a sentry post and other UNMISS installations. UNMISS personnel manning the post responded in self-defense, wounding the intruder who later succumbed to his injuries.
UNMISS regrets the loss of life and is coordinating with South Sudanese authorities to investigate the incident and establish the facts.
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