“At night around 10:20pm, our forces deployed at hotspot in Twic County stopped a car coming from Majak-Kol carrying soldiers. The driver ignored the security instructions which prompted the soldier on duty to shoot at the vehicle,” he said.
According to the minister, the random shooting created panic among the citizens living in the area.
“The soldiers responded into random shooting in the area creating panic among the civil population. So far the state is calm and people are exercising the life activities normally.
Last week, a group of armed men believed to have come from Unity State attacked Turalei Town of Twic County in Warrap state taking along thousands of herds of cattle.
Reports show that the disputed Abyei region is experiencing security threats as the Sudan’s nomadic Misseriya tribesmen crossed the Sudan – South Sudan borders into Abyei area in search of grazing land.
Warrap State also is also experiencing security challenges in the areas bordering the neighbouring Unity State.