A missionary couple were ambushed while driving from Uganda to Yei, in Southern Sudan. On Saturday 5 th of November, Collin and Hedvig Lee of International Aid Services (IAS) were ambushed by L.R.A. rebels. The missionaries were driving to Yei when their vehicle came under fire. Collin was severely wounded, shot in the neck and shoulder. Hedvig, who was heavily pregnant with their first child, was also wounded, but not as seriously.
They both walked on foot to Yei, for 6 –7 hours. Collin died in Yei on Sunday morning, 6 November, from wounds received. Hedvig is still bleeding and in a serious condition. By now she would have been airlifted to a hospital.
On Tuesday 8 November, a British citizen, Keith Steve Willis, was killed by L.R.A. terrorists. Mr. Willis was assisting the British and New Zealand Expedition team attempting the first complete ascent of the Nile River. Other members of the team were wounded, but escaped.
Please do pray for Hedvig Lee and her baby during this traumatic time. And please do also continue to lift up other missionaries in the area. Frontline Fellowship has a mission team in the area at this time, and they need our ongoing intercession.