At least four people were killed in an attack conducted by armed rebels in Yambio, the capital of Gbudue State of South Sudan.
According to media reports, the armed men attacked Yambio with gun fire targeting a house belonging to a government security agent in Hai Kuba area on Thursday morning.
The armed rebels killed a young child and injured two others.
Yambio Mayor, Daniel Badagbu said the attackers were repulsed back by the SPLA forces out of the town.
Two bodies of a teacher and woman were found dead on the road during the hunt of attackers but could not ascertain who shot them.
Frequent clashes in South Sudan has seen hundreds of civilians flee the country to the neighbouring countries for refuge.
Meanwhile Kenya continues to withdraw its peacekeeping troops from the conflict stricken South Sudan.
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