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There is anger among South Sudanese after a gunman identified as a distance relative of the country’s President, Salva Kiir opened fire on civilians.
The suspect, Lual Akook Wol Kiir shot at civilians on Wednesday in the Sherikat residential area of Juba, the capital of South Sudan.
According to the government, the gunman killed five people and injured several others.
Local media has reported that the shooting was triggered by a land dispute in the community.
Angered by the incident, protesters took to the streets demanding action against the gunman who has been arrested and in hospital receiving treatment.