The bodies of two Ugandans who were killed in a revenge attack in South Sudan on Sunday arrived in Kasese yesterday for burial.
Charles Kule and Willis Binsiima’s bodies landed at around 2:30pm at Kasese airport and were received by family members and friends amidst tears.
Cleus Bwambale, a cousin brother to Charles Kule, told reporters at Kasese airport that his relative and the friend he was with were killed on Sunday in Western Lake State of South Sudan after they were mistaken to be a Kenyans.
The attackers according to Bwambale killed his brother and the colleague in cold blood after an unidentified vehicle with a foreign number plate with a suspected Kenyan driver knocked a Dinka man dead at Tikic in South Sudan.
Reuben Odongo, a South Sudanese teacher who was working with the deceased, also narrated how his colleagues met their death at the hands of Dinka people.
One of the Ugandan teachers who once worked in South Sudan with the deceased, Erius Musubahu, said most of the families in South Sudan are hostile, arrogant and own guns.
A friend to the deceased teachers, Abukir Haruna described the brutal murder of his colleagues as unfortunate adding that it portrays the high level of lawlessness in South Sudan.
A relative Rauben Mbauta described their deaths as a great loss to the family and condemned the act of revenge .
The deceased who were teachers at Hope and Resurrection secondary school in Atiaba Western Lakes State of South Sudan were driving with the school head-teacher, a native of the area in a Land Cruiser and were stopped by an armed Dinka, pulled out of the car and shot dead on the spot but the head teacher was spared.
The duo was reportedly heading to the airport to pick their boss who was travelling from abroad.