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March 6, 2014 (RUMBEK) - Security officials in South Sudan’s Lakes state claimed they intercepted 11 United Nations trucks ferrying an assortment of firearms and military uniforms destined for neighbouring Unity state.

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Weapons seized by Lakes state secutiry officials from UN trucks in Rumbek, March 5, 2014 (social media photos)

Authorities, claiming the items were being transported allegedly to aid rebels fighting in Unity state, have now instituted an investigation into the matter.

"There were all type of weapons, ammunition and blankets. Those items were on route to Unity state and rebel the controlled areas," a senior military official told Sudan Tribune, without further details.

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The world body, in a statement, said the seized cargo were meant for its Ghanaian peacekeepers recently deployed as additional forces in the country following the mid-December outbreak of violence.

"In connection with the transport of cargo of general goods belonging to the Ghanaian battalion on its way to Bentiu, several containers were wrongly labelled and inadvertently contained weapons and ammunition This is regrettable," partly reads its statement issued Thursday.

"It is the policy of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) that during the crisis in South Sudan all arms and ammunition for peacekeeping contingents are flown into respective areas of deployment and not taken by road. This is an important security measure."

The UN, however said, its headquarter intends to dispatch a high level investigation team to look into this matter on an urgent basis, in cooperation with South Sudan government.

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  • 7 March 07:36, by truth to be told in SS

    This so called UNMISS is a mere reflection of Riek Machae. This is the second time UN tried to aid Riek Rebels. They even gave rebel armorn vehicles to fight government forces in Bor and claimed it was captured and taken from them by force. Now UNMISS can not dispute this alegation. Fuck this so call UNMISS in South Sudan. We can manage our affairs without UN

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    • 7 March 08:06, by Mi diit

      What is that stupid Juba government talking about? Don’t they know that UNMISS has the right to shift its weapons to its bases everywhere in South Sudan? Common the uncivilized government of Mrs. Akiir Museveni. Well, do you want to quarrel with every government on earth including the UN?

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      • 7 March 08:28, by Shadrack Nuer Machut

        Whoever native that supports this wrong move by the UNMISS and other western nations will follow them by all means at the end.
        Our gov’t is legitimate & won’t allow conspiracy from non South Sudanese and betrayers.

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        • 7 March 11:44, by michael coma

          Mii dit
          You means that UNMISS has right to arms Nuers?The movement of those trucks were monitored by military agents from two countries.Uganda told govt of South Sudan not to attempt to check them up to Lake state for safety of security situation.Govt is very watchful nowadays.

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      • 7 March 09:12, by Mr Point

        These are the facts.
        UNMISS is providing shelter and food to 75,000 South Sudanese.
        Salva Kiir is paying Ugandan mercenaries to kill South Sudanese.

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      • 7 March 09:38, by Big Boy

        Dear mother fucker’s Nuer!!
        You guys don’t be smart to UN, it’s within Goss has link with riak through UNMISS individual staff as well as within GoSS too!! so don’t blame the unmiss too much..the UNMISS they don’t go into govmt stored and get demmt to the rebels. it one of GoSS who’s in contact with their food-lover Nuer..

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      • 7 March 09:56, by Awei-ngok

        Mi diit, you are always a barking dog which usually at the end does not bite the stranger. Why did your proxy war fighters left Juba with arms shipment without being cleared first by the Security personnel of the Government? I understood fully that the weapons were meant to be destined to Unity state so that they could be used to destabilise Warrap State and Bahr el Ghazal region as a whole.

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      • 7 March 10:13, by Ayom Ayom

        I think for the next batch of weapons, UN may decide to airlift them through plane to the final destination and the next government target for the security check will be the point of entry such as borders on road and airport by planes

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      • 9 March 07:58, by Southern Boy

        Hi Mi Dit
        you are the one who stuppid not government, UNMISS have know right to shift the weapons around south Sudan without acknowledge from the government of south Sudan, nuer only can not wine the leadership because south Sudan have many communities, leave stuppid Nuer alone, hahaha

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    • 7 March 17:43, by william

      Yes indeed that authenticated evident will convince those who were been saying that UNMISS is working for the welfare of youngest nation. The presence of UN in south Sudan is a business motive rather than what they are telling the world. UN is responsible for the death of dear fellow brothers sisters who died in recent clash which was absolutely incited by Johnson.However,

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      • 7 March 17:50, by william

        If the prudent human being look at the way this proxy called US and UN is handling south issues as an instance is seen in Abyei case it is apparently that their motive is to furtherance south Sudan snag so much so they continue with their business. Even if the traitor riak come to power tomorrow, they can still procure another confused idiot like riak to let them continue with their agenda of

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        • 7 March 18:03, by william

          business. Therefore, it is time for the government of south Sudan to say go to traitor riak`s in-laws and alike. The citizen in Robert Magabei`s country are surviving without this fake UN. Ultimately there is no law in America were men are marring men and verse visa. Hence the time for their business in Africa is running out. Riak who have no single child on soil of south Sudan can equally

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          • 7 March 18:13, by william

            go with his in-laws up to Poland because he can not incited for war meanwhile neither him nor his children and in field.
            If UN become a killer of African leaders whenever they failed to fulfill their interest as they did to Mamur Gadafi then we shall deal with staff of theirs like this concubine of riak called Helen Johnson. Henceforth, the UN laws will not work in south sudan unless the UN pay

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            • 7 March 18:25, by william

              for the of our citizen who died as a result of their incitement.They have violated humanitarian law of neutrality and then our government have to act swiftly against this root cause of rebellion.

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  • 7 March 07:38, by panda

    That mean the whole of the western countries and the Un are with rebels no doubt about that. There is no country on earth like south Sudan where the whole world hind their interest of changing the government and they hind behind the rebels they should have declare their position that we are supporting the rebels so that the government of south Sudan should be aware of their mistake and tell Kir

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  • 7 March 07:41, by Monydit

    I Alway Said that they what so call UN IN South Sudan is supporting Rebel but ppl deny it and now look what happened in Rumbek ,Bravo spla security personall in Rumbek do your work and Nuer will regreat lateron

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  • 7 March 07:45, by chol

    UN can’t deny their support for rebel any more now they get caught red handed.Now is a time to kick out that small eye moon forces out of South Sudan.I thanks security forces for job well done.

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  • 7 March 07:54, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    Lakes state security level is 100% led by His Excellency the governor Maj. Gen Matur Chut.

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    • 7 March 07:58, by BM-21

      Ayuiu what do you want tell us,you are not in gov,t side,we know you that, you are rebel supporter.

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  • 7 March 07:56, by BM-21

    What will UN says again
    where MI Diit
    you deny it again weak gov,t you will not rule south sudan for ever and never.

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  • 7 March 08:06, by Paac

    congratulation south sudan for intercepted the weapon from the united nation. to say this I thought un are suppose to monitor the situation in the country I never thought of supply weapon to the rebel. I don’t like kiir,but give the UN restricted order, why let them move freely in the country?

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    • 7 March 08:35, by Tutbol

      Our govt naivety is now coming back to bit us all. Little people like us have been singing into our govt hear to take heed of the UNIMISS & the NGOs like OXfam UK, MSF & USAID. UNIMISS is a US mercenary force & the NGOs like OXfam UK, MSF & USAID are manned by the spy agents. But our fools in govt never listen, they only wake like spooked birds when things exploded on their naive faces....

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      • 7 March 08:45, by Tutbol

        like what happen to Makuei Lueth in Bor, when he was humiliated by the UN-US mercenaries & his foolish boss, Salva Kiir was telling the world, that he thought the UN want to take over the govt of S Sudan! Even a seven year grader knows the UN armed so-called peace-keeping mission Africa is not a peace-keeping mission as people are cheated to be believed; but an occupation of other countries...

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        • 7 March 08:58, by Tutbol

          by stealth by the Europeans & the US, to experiment their NEW WORLD ORDER. One question always spring up here; who is really of the govt of S Sudan? Who ordered another 5500 UN-US mercenaries to be deployed in S Sudan, when S Sudan even want the US-UN mercenaries out of country? The UN govt rules S Sudanese, our clowns in Juba don’t even have a say of what the UN govt does to S Sudanese...

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          • 7 March 09:13, by Tutbol

            Francis M Deng is a member of the ’UN-US secret group’ that advocate for UN-US (NEW WORLD ORDER), he even sent his own son to go & worked on their UN-US NEW WORLD ORDER experiment in Congo some years ago. l Would bet if the deployment of additional UN-US mercenaries was from Francis M Deng, Ban Ki moon & the corporate America that will foot the bill for those UN-US mercenaries...

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            • 7 March 09:20, by Tutbol

              some of us have been demanding our fools from govt to step aside & let those S Sudanese who look the crooks in the UN-US New World Order govt in the eye & would deal with them, but our fools in our govt just want our peoples & our country to be football played by the world greatest evils & criminals. Once again, thank to Lake state security servicemen/women for their vigilant...

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              • 7 March 09:30, by Tutbol

                If those shipment were able to pass through without detection, only to be detected in the heart of S Sudan, then the idea that the UN-US govt is not the one ruling S Sudan & S Sudanese is in question. We are war with the UN-US govt & i think, as things stand, the UN-US govt commanders like that harlot Hilde Johnson & the New world order strategist, Toby Lanzar would both leave S Sudan alive.

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  • 7 March 09:19, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    BM-21
    do you hear that am Riek Machar body guard or you have got me in the cabinet which Mr. Riek scheduled? Baseless accussation without founded information.

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  • 7 March 11:01, by 4Justice

    Alice A. Bailey and her followers promote a World Government as "those who are to walk into the Light" [False Light of Lucifer] need it, and it will facilitate the emergence of the Masters and the Hierarchy on Earth. The Lucis Trust [Formerly Lucifer Trust] is on the roster of the Economic and Social Council of the UN. which is seen by Bailey’s followers as a World Government in the making. When the UN was formed in 1945 it was entirely controlled by the nuclear nations and Bailey wrote that nothing must defy the Forces of Light [Luciferians] working through the UN, an implied threat to socialist and Third World countries.

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  • 7 March 14:06, by Tata

    Don’t waste our time and energy. SPLA has just to burn and/or shoot any truck, vehicle, airplane, boat or bicycle proved to be carrying Riek and allies as well as their weapons. Then wait for Hilde Riekson to complain. She has proved useless and rebel but rathe mercenery in Juba. She tarnish UN image. Ki Moon is another button-size eye uselses Asian who listens to and sniffs Hilde Riekson privates

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  • 7 March 15:54, by Aguj-raan

    Good job SPLA, from now and on SPLA should check every fucking UN trucks, Aircrafts, Boats, Trains, etc. in RSS. Kiir should issue a decree that any UN Aircraft coming to RSS should land in Juba first to be fully inspected and after that it can fly out it’s destination in RSS, also Mr. Kiir you have the right to kick them out anytime (UN) you don’t have to wait for their to contract to expire.

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  • 7 March 15:57, by The rock

    UNMISS is supporting Riak Machar and our so Call president is just there being moved from here to there in a speedy way where by he can see nothing at all. Kiir is not seroius with the way of governing this young nation. there is nowhere on earth where UN vehicles are not checked, and the high freedom of the movement they have here in south Sudan is unbelievable.UNMISS should just leave us alone

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  • 7 March 16:04, by Aguj-raan

    My message to President Kiir is; the reason RSS is in all these chaos is because you quick to listen to International community, this is gonna lead to the collapse or your govt., the evils US, UK, and France want you to be their puppet, but the good thing is u refused, the next step is pay off all the debts you owe the west, and after that, only deal with Asian & African countries economically.

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  • 7 March 16:14, by Aguj-raan

    President Kiir if you wanna learn how to deal with these so UN and NGO’s please talk to Al-Bashir and Robert Mughabe, they will guide you throught on how to get rid of them, UNIMISS is not here for the interest of RSS, they’re here to destabilize our country, please Mr. Kiir wake up before it’s too late, we the citizens of RSS we’re concern about all these issues. SPLA oyee, Kiir Oyee, RSS oyee.

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  • 7 March 16:18, by Apeny

    The claims by the UN to investigate this matter is just meant to coverup and arm-twist the govt behind the scene. The govt must act now and declare that harlot called, Hilder persona non-Grata in this country before she embarrasses South Sudan further. Moreover, UNMISS movement must be restricted or else leave the country altogether.

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