28 Murdered In Jihadist Assault on South Sudanese Christian Neighborhood

28 Murdered In Jihadist Attack on South Sudanese Christian Community

01/14/2022 South Sudan (Worldwide Christian Concern) – Based on the Barnabus Fund, at the least 28 individuals have been killed and 57 homes have been burned down by Islamist extremists throughout a January assault on the Christian neighborhood of Yith Pabol.

On January 6th, Bishop Joseph Mamer Manot advised the Barnabas Fund that “large displacement has occurred, and the humanitarian state of affairs is alarming as meals and different property have been burned down into ashes, leaving survivors with no shelters, no meals and no secure consuming water”.

The information company reported {that a} related assault occured the identical week in close by Miodol village, which left at the least 4 individuals useless and three others lacking.

South Sudan is a majority Christian Nation that gained independence in 2011, making it the youngest nation on the earth and one which has been mired in a civil battle since its starting.

In August of final yr, two nuns have been shot and killed in chilly blood by jihadists whereas driving alongside South Sudan’s Juba-Nimule freeway.

“Islam is now invading South Sudan. They’re saying South Sudan is a strategic place and that [it] would be the gate to Africa [so that] Islam can go to all of Africa,” a believer advised Mission Community Information after the devastating murders.

Please be a part of us in praying for our brothers and sisters in South Sudan, and for believers around the globe who’re persecuted for his or her religion.

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