Breaking! S.Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Shot Dead Near Presidential Palace
JUBA–South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir dies a day after sacking his army chief, Paul Malong. Kiir dies after four members of Sudan People’s Liberation Army shoot at his car in Juba on Thursday morning-Police said.
The four officers opened fire on a car carrying Kiir, near a checkpoint close to the palace, said police inspector general Acuil Tito Madut.
Madut told the German news agency that the four had falsely identified Kiir who was travelling in a bulletproof vehicle, as a threat and there had been an exchange of gunfire.Several of Kiir’s bodyguards were wounded in the incident, according to Madut. Another minister who was in the convoy with Kiir survived.