JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Leaders in South Sudan say the civilian death toll from a weekend attack in a remote part of the country has risen from 41 to 79.
Officials say the Sunday attack was carried out by rebels loyal to militia leader David Yau Yau, who has denied his forces were involved.
Twic East County Commissioner Dau Akoi Jurkuch said Wednesday that the death toll has risen to 79 and the number of wounded stands at 87. Diing Akol, a top Jonglei official, said dead bodies of rebels confirm Yau Yau fighters were involved.
South Sudan accuses Khartoum of supporting Yau Yau in order to sabotage plans to build an oil pipeline through Ethiopia to the Port of Djibouti and block plans to explore for oil in Jonglei state.
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The Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office says a tractor trailer crashed on Route 39, in the Town of Eagle.
One letter was about the violent altercation between Jim Ying and another employee, and in the other letter Ying described why the restaurant is closing.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
Police in Lockport say they have taken action after a threat was posted on a social media site from a student threatening to bring a gun to North Park School.
State Police need your help finding a missing woman last seen leaving M&T Bank on Main Street in Clarence this past Monday.