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SERIOUS FIGHTING IN NADAPAL, KAPOETA EAST COUNTY-EASTERN EQUATORIA STATE.

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The clutches occurred last Saturday evening, the Turkana aided by Kenyan army known as KPR invaded into south sudan and raided over 500 herds of cattle from Toposa people of south sudan. They fight deadly that resulted to casualties from both sides, the fight lasted for three hours and Turkana managed to escaped with good number of cattle. However, Toposa warriors persuaded and rescue some.

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The wounded warriors from Toposa were carried to Kapoeta south for treatment.

Brief background
The cattle rustling between the two sisterly communities has been occuring since. The two harmed communities have been exchanging raiding upto Tomorrow, what angered the Toposa warriors is the encroachment of Kenyan government into their land. of recent there was a document signed by government official that allow kenya government to construct the road from Nadapal to Nakodo which later revealed and furious the entire Toposa community, in 2009 the government of south sudan sign temporary MOU with Kenyan government to extend the border from Lokichogio to Nadapal for insecurity purpose which has became an issues between Toposa and Turkana now. facts is, The border is believed to be in Natiira off to Kakuma from Lokichogio.

Source: Toposa youth Association information office (TOYA)

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