The body of General Kuol Arop Khor who died in Juba on Monday was buried in Abyei town on Thursday. The burial that took place in his home in Nyin Kuac, was attended by Chief Administrator of Abyei Administrative Area, government officials, and the paramount chief of Ngok Dinka.
Gen. Khor passed on at about 90 years, after battling a long illness. Khor who hailed from Abyei joined Anya nya One in which he was given a rank of first lieutenant.
After the signing of Adis Ababa Peace Agreement in 1972, Khor was absorbed into Sudan police in which he served as a medic at Police Hospital in Khartoum. Khor also joined Sudan People’ Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A) in which he rose to the rank of lieutenant colonel.
In the current South Sudanese government, he was a Major General working for South Sudan Wildlife and Conservation.