JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A South Sudanese military official says two rival tribes are fighting in the restive Jonglei state, but no details on casualties were immediately available.
South Sudan army spokesman Col. Philip Aguer said Thursday ethnic clashes had erupted between the rival Lou Nuer and Murle tribes in Pibor county, the scene also of a South Sudanese military assault against militia led by a renegade colonel named David Yau Yau.
Aguer said South Sudan's army had not received orders to intervene in the ethnic clashes.
The U.S. Embassy in South Sudan in a statement Wednesday urged community leaders to "call on all armed youth to lay down their weapons immediately."
South Sudan, which marked its second independence anniversary Tuesday, has been plagued by ethnic violence and a border conflict with Sudan.
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Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside a vehicle after the child's family was involved in a fender bender, DPS said.
Austin Police confirm they have located an 82-year-old women who went missing last night.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.
A representative at the Fayette County Sheriff's office said that Fayette County is effectively shut down due to icy conditions.