Vio-Data Project

The Launch of South Sudan’s Vio-Data Project

Vio-Data Project

Vio-Data Project is PaanLuel Wel Blog’s data record of South Sudanese civilians killed in the ensuing inter-tribal violence and (North-South) Sudan cross border raids. Please report any pertinent information and numbers you might have to the Vio-Data Project. You can reach us through:, Facebook page or Twitter account.


March 10, 2012 (BOR) – Jonglei State’s Akobo commissioner says between 500 and 800 are missing some of them feared dead following Friday’s dawn attack on Nuer’s cattle camps and villages by armed Murle tribesmen.,41862


February 11, 2012: Dinka Bor attack on Murle community leaves 9 dead, 11 wounded, says Pibor commissioner,41548


Jan 20, 2012:  A new report from the ground confirms that the death toll has increased to 83 people in Duk Padiet payam of Duk County in Jonglei State after the attack by alleged Murle armed youth and deserted military persons on Monday.


Update 3

Jan 18, 2012: Suspected Murle youths attacked the Wich-Deng village (Nuer) killing 13 people and raiding 4,000 herds of cattle.


update 2

Jan 17, 2012: Armed Murle gunmen stormed the village of Duk Padiet in northern Jonglei late Monday,  killing at least 51 Dinka people, with most of those killed “women, children and the elderly” in the latest ethnic clashes in South Sudan’s troubled Jonglei state, the region’s governor Manyang told AFP on Tuesday.

Jan 17, 2012: Around 47 Dinka people have been killed by Murle gunmen in tribal violence in Duk Padiet town, Jonglei State, in South Sudan according to Reuters.


Update 1

Jan 13, 2012: At least 55 are reported dead, 52 injured and 40 children abducted in Wek and Patuet payams [districts] following a retaliatory attack launched by youth of the Murle ethnic group against Lou-Nuer on Wednesday, according to local MP Moses Gatkuoth. Murle Attackers included defectors from the South Sudanese army, the Sudan People’s Liberation Army(SPLA)

Jan 14, 2012: Murle’s attack on Wec Deang (God City) on January, 14, 2012 in which 15 women and children were killed and 4,000 heads of cattle stolen; prompting prophet Ngundeng  grandson to declare: “All Nuer must fight Murle”


Date Place Attackers Victims men Killed women Killed Children Killed Total killed Info Source
Jan 5, 2012 Pibor Lou Nuer Murle 959 2182 (w and  c ) 2182 (w and  c ) 3000 NYtimes
Sept 16, 2011 Unity state Warrap Dinka Unity Nuer 46
Jan 12, 2012 Uror county Murle Lou Nuer paramount chief 57 Upper Nile Times
Jan 12, 2012 Uror County Murle Lou Nuer paramount chief 37
Dec 29, 2011 W.B Ghazal Khartoum Juba —- 17 BBC/AFP
Jan 8, 2012 Akobo county Murle Lou Nuer 60 Sudan Tribune
Dec 24, 2011 Pigi county SPLA soldiers Xmass-worshippers 4 AP
Dec 13, 2011 Pigi County Athor’s Rebel Atar Dinka 11 AFP
Dec 6, 2011 Jalle, Jonglei Murle Bor Dinka 45
Oct, 29, 2011 Unity State SSLA Rebels MayomNuer 75/80 Sudan Tribune
Oct 30, 2011 Unity State SSLA Rebels Mayom Nuer 39 CNN
Aug 22, 2011 Uror county Murle Lou Nuer 600 VOA

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