Gunman kills 11 football fans in S/Sudan

By Daily Sports on November 8, 2016

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Eleven football fans were, on Saturday, killed in Jubal, the South Sudan capital while watching a Premier League match.

A gunman reportedly opened fire on the group of people watching a football game on TV in a suburb in Juba, also leaving 16 others with injuries.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack on Saturday but police in South Sudan said it has began a hunt for the suspect of the shooting.

According to police spokesman in Juba, Justin Daniel, residents of the suburb of Gure have been told to cooperate with the security men to help with information in apprehending the suspect and also curbing the activities of strange persons.

The police in the country stated that it would work with other security forces in uncovering the root behind the act and also apprehending the offender.

The media in South Sudan reported that the gunman opened fire on at least 40 people watching a Premier League game around 8pm local time in an act that lasted more than 10 minutes.

However, the gunman is said to be on the loose after managing to slip away despite the immediate response of security men in the town. (

•Photo shows Candle light mourning

Source Daily Sports

Posted November 8, 2016


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