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SAF warplanes bomb S. Sudan’s Unity State, four injured

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April 10, 2012 (JUBA) — Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) reportedly carried out fresh attacks in Abiemnhom town, Unity State, injuring four civilians, including a child, officials told Sudan Tribune on Tuesday.

The spokesperson for the South Sudan government said the attack initially targeted a strategic bridge in Abiemnhom, which is situated west of Mayom town. Similar attacks reportedly occurred on Tuesday, with no reports on casualties yet.

“The Republic of South Sudan condemns the bombardment of innocent civilians and calls on Sudan to immediately withdraw from the sovereign territory of South Sudan,” Barnaba Benjamin Marial told reporters in the capital, Juba.

Marial urged the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), African Union and Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to condemn Khartoum’s act of violation on South Sudan’s airspace, which he said is contrary to international principles.

Khartoum said recently that Sudanese rebels backed by Juba government have been massing troops in the Unity State to attack the oil rich Helglig area in South Kordofan.

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  • 10 April 2012 16:17, by Hitler

    Time to go on the offensive boys? go on the offensive on any interests and targets of this devlish govt. Be it on South Sudan territory, Khartoum and abroad. Enough is enought!

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    • 10 April 2012 16:25, by Ruach

      Why don’t u respond?I’m tired of report with no respond to bad things done by fake Arabs of North Sudan.Death to them!

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      • 10 April 2012 16:59, by viper

        Not you alone Ruach, Iam also tired of reports from Marial & Aguer. Aguer has become a reporter, not a spokeperson of our mighty army. He doesn,t know how to speak as an army spokeman, he deserve suspension and replaced by a true army spoke person, somebody who does not condemn with the words of mouth only, but speak when actions take place. He is a civillian in SPLA uniform

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        • 11 April 2012 09:11, by Madit

          Sure Viper, this is a time that Marial should have to know his duties and roles why did he change from being a spokesperson to reporter when will they response to northerners.Mr. President may you try to response to Bashir.

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      • 10 April 2012 17:51, by panom lualbil

        RUACH, why dont who respond? I hope you asked RIEK MACHAR that question because you love to listen to a greedy thief to wage war and to make peace at the time amongst civilian. But when BASHIR ordered bomb on you, you scared like dog and talk of helping SPLA to fight them back. While this is the same SPLA of JOHN you fought to sabotaged this freedom now. Do you all nuer make sense?

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      • 10 April 2012 18:41, by P.K.M

        According to Sudan Tribune front page, South Sudan just captured Adaryiel as people who try to steal the town name and call it Heglig.

        SAF is bombing Unity State in frustration that Adaryiel is captured. Since they don’t have the manpower to use ground forces to take the town back, they resort to their only option, Ariel bombing.

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  • 10 April 2012 16:19, by Robot

    ’There is no town which is being captured in the air’, ugly things are awaiting to happen to Khartoum Govt, time is ticking......your frustration and hatred against the people of South Sudan will bring red hot repercussions so bitter for you to swallow.

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  • 10 April 2012 16:34, by Akolde Nhiak Jinub

    Sudan MUST stop bombing South Sudanese territories on daily basis. Khartoum MUST understand that they are dealing with a sovereign state recognised worldwide and by UNGA as 193rd member state.
    Gen. Kiir, it is high time that u remove ur cowboy hat n put on military cap. Travel to all states of SS to mobilize all South Sudanese against aggression by North Sudan. Khartoum only listens to defeats.

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    • 10 April 2012 19:55, by Logic

      Higlig is certainly not under the control of N. Sudan gov, but wether its the SRF or SPLA, will become apparent soon!

      Unity state is being bombed routinely for no reason other than frustrations of the NCP for having their PUSSYCAT SAF getting whopped daily by the SRF as well as attempting to destroy S. Sudan’s oil fields. The NCP is desperate, RACIST RETARDS!

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      • 10 April 2012 20:31, by Northern Sudanese

        Logic

        so you believe that we bomb south sudan because we are frustrated of the SRF???? you don’t make sense really.......

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  • 10 April 2012 16:36, by Konan

    Repeated and ridiculous lies. Why SAF will bomb Unity State? What are the targets that worth bombing in the entire South Sudan? What is the point and significance of firing expensive missiles and bombs on civilians instead of military targets? I’m waiting for any reasonable clarification!!! Pls. save your time I’m not in a mood of exchanging insults.

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    • 10 April 2012 16:46, by Robot

      no insults, but a devastating wave is gaining momentum...... time is ticking.

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    • 10 April 2012 16:59, by Hitler

      Khartoum govt have been doing this for years and they have systematically dinied it and you damned faggot calling this a lie too. You think a minister with such forfolio will go on air to claim lie? Younger generation of South Sudanese will not tolorate intimidation of any sort from your evil govt. Know that these acts will cost you dearly.

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    • 10 April 2012 17:23, by Morthon Akol

      i do really agree with you bro, some time those of Aguer use too lie to us forexamole last week he say that the SPLA gundown the jetfighter and up to now we did see it. and also the of Khartoum they say that they are looking for SPLM North because they use to run to South Sudan.if that case not solve than they will be no peace in South.

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  • 10 April 2012 16:53, by Deng

    This is a Tit for Tat game....

    Juba should get more surface to air defense weapons as our SPLA N wing continue to implement our mission.

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  • 10 April 2012 16:55, by Kim Deng

    Folks,

    What do you expect if a country is lead by coward/cowboy man call Slava Kiir? Of course, defeat and humiliation by the enemy.

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    • 10 April 2012 16:58, by Robot

      Kim Deng,
      Relax, no more frustration, lets think and look ahead on what is going to happen in Khartoum, by the way this is the last kick of the dying horse, Bashir will not see next year, quote me.....

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    • 10 April 2012 17:01, by Deng

      Kim Deng!

      Please be patient. Kiir is using a low profile silence killer strategy to defeat NCP. you probably read news about how the North are begging Juba for security. Things are just inches away from hitting the bones for North Sudan.

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      • 10 April 2012 18:23, by Michael Angelo

        The injurned civillians should be taken to the so called Mbeki who like to put South Sudan in a wrong side.

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      • 10 April 2012 20:05, by Northern Sudanese

        Deng

        begging south for security?????are you fucked up????? yea lol begging for security by taking Heglig and Abyei and bombing your territory everyday lol yea thats how we beg for security lol hahahaha

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    • 10 April 2012 19:02, by panom lualbil

      KIM DENG, salva kiir was the hero amongst heroes during SPLA struggle than folks who are still fighting corruption nowaday, so where are they? See, they fear of BASHIR but want spla to go ahead with it. And while at same time spla went to war against arabs, they will appear to be the ones to massacre civilians of foods, cattle and kids abduction. Do you think salva kiir forgot of you?

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  • 10 April 2012 19:32, by panom lualbil

    Anyway, it wasnt a big deal for four chicken bruised. Bashir need to hurry up to wipe them off b4 spla take notice. Because these are the folks who hampered spla b4 while in war and pay to destabilize our country after separation. They called themselves ssla, ssda and many. They are coward gangs of robbers who stabbed spla from behind when going to frontline. Teach them a lesson mr bashir!!

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  • 10 April 2012 20:07, by Northern Sudanese

    GO GO SAF
    GO GO NCP
    GO GO BASHIR

    GO GO NORTH SUDAN!!!!!!!!!

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    • 10 April 2012 23:17, by Hitler

      Southern Sudanese:
      SAF go where? ran back to khartom to bashir al luti? I opened this post by we are going on the offensive but you are skeptical about it but believe me now. doubt no more. We shall continue this campaign untill kartoum stops agression and bombing our civilians. He thinks this is Darfur where he can kill women and children. He has no children, but we shall protect ur chid.. and wo

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