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South Sudan rival forces resume clashes in Bieh state


South Sudan's army soldiers drive in a truck on the frontline in Panakuach, Unity state April 24, 2012. (Reuters Photo)
October 1, 2017 (JUBA)- Rival forces in South Sudan conflict have resumed clashes in Bieh state after armed opposition loyal to the former first vice president Riek Machar captured a county commissioner with several officials.

The pro-government opposition faction under the first vice president Taban Deng Gai issued a statement on Sunday saying Security Tension at its highest level in Bieh state.

The security situation in Waat, Bieh state remain a big concern following today’s clashes between the anti-peace elements and SPLA-IO in collaboration with government forces.

This morning around 6:00 Am, our forces came under heavy fire from the armed groups under Machar but they were repulsed back, the statement carrying the name of Col.Dickson Gatluak Jock, spokesman of the SPLA-IO under Taban reads.

“The main aim in Today’s (Sunday) attack is to regain the full control of the strategic town of Waat from the SPLA-IO under the leadership of Gen.Taban Deng Gai before the revitalization process is kicked off in Addis Ababa but the mission is foiled," said the military spokesperson.

The attackers, he said, are under command of Gen.Otong Liah and Koang Rambang launched the assault from Akobo which is being used as a temporary base.

“SPLA-IO, fought back in self-defence to end the assault and remain in their bunkers after driving away the enemy purposely to observe the unilateral ceasefire. Report of casualties will be followed soon after verification on the ground,” he added.


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  • 2 October 2017 01:36, by Kush Natives

    Look at these idiots, instead of bringing back the civilians that they captured last week, they started attacking the government. Are those rebels really logically thinking? We’re taking over Waat and Akobo soon. That’s likely going to be your end or disarmament.

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    • 2 October 2017 06:35, by Newsudan

      in the book of Isaiah, the Bible describes the woe of Sudan, the "country of whirring (insect) wings " that was " always feared, a people mighty and masterful ".such ominous Biblical prophecies do not lend themselves to peace and may condemn the Sudanese to eternal conflict. The book of Ezekiel describes the people of Cush taking part in an apocalyptic war against Gog,a chief prince who came from

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      • 2 October 2017 06:43, by Newsudan

        Magog.with the help of God,the "great army" in full battledress destroyed Gog’s legions."with plague and bloodshed"and every sort of terror".God would pass judgment on Gog.in revelation, the nations of Gog and Magog- led by satan- were to fight a climactic Battle of Armageddon against the kingdom of God.
        The modern flavor of Sudan’s apocalypse,

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        • 2 October 2017 06:50, by Newsudan

          however, has been a virulent interpretation of Islam in the North, with human rights abuses that betray the absence of any higher piety and in the South,it has been manifest in splits among the rebels along tribal lines,causing an especially vicious fratricide. the fighters and their victims know little of historical prophecies though as far as they are concerned, the end is already here,noted the

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          • 2 October 2017 06:55, by Newsudan

            the writer Scott Peterson of the book " me against my brother ".read more on Isaiah 18

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    • 2 October 2017 10:30, by Wutkhor

      Kus nasst.. Forget about those nuerwew foods lovers whom we captures long ago, we captures dozens of nuerwew foods fighters along with nyors beggars early this morning, no jieng negatives forces and std foods fighters in waat as I am writing now.. Only secessions will save as no peace with Dinka’s every one will go on his owns.
      It’s a terrible crime to share same nationality with you jieng. I am f

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    • 2 October 2017 16:07, by quiz

      You are the 1st Idiot. those guy are not civilian, they thonaliek. Useless Salva Regime had never been taken any single back of salt to Lou Nuer area since S.Sudan independent but now has only construct road to take the death to the community who has been peaceful in their farm.Thier nuer wew sons of Lou ,ll get theirs fate one by one. thiele rool mi puot lou wech lou ka be yang lony jow.

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  • 2 October 2017 01:52, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    Nuer Killing Nuer!! What is all this about? Taban stop confusing the nuer people. It is crystal clear they were butcher in Juba in 2013. Who are standind for when more South Sudanese are being butcher by Kiir and his jieng kinsmen? The food you are fighting for will not help you. All is shit in the end.

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    • 2 October 2017 10:36, by Wutkhor

      Jur le.. You put it clear brother, we Nuer will never forgives those who are killing our innocents civilians for sake of Dinka’s kingdom, we will never stop confronting those nierfoods and stomach fighters we will kills them all.. No mercy, only secessions this time round all Nuer will never live in same nations with Dinka’s as I told you we the Nuer who where been resisting Dinka’s killing have t

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  • 2 October 2017 02:03, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

    Nuer Killing Nuer!! What is all this about? Taban stop confusing the Nuer people. It is crystal clear they were butchered in Juba in 2013. Who are you standing for when more South Sudanese are being butchered by Kiir and his jieng kinsmen? The food you are fighting for will not help you. All is shit in the end.

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    • 2 October 2017 03:45, by john akeen

      What are you talking about? Maybe Taban used to be Nuer, but now he’s not Nuer he is south sudanese and at sometime he’s a South Sudanese leader, he is leading every single South Sudanese right now, and it is his duty to protect all of South Sudanese people from criminals like you and your father Riek Machar

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      • 2 October 2017 05:05, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g

        John Akeen

        Which South Sudan leader in Taban do you mean? By abandoning his people to the hands of torture and murder , you mean he is a leader? A South Sudan devoid of over million of citizens that were driven out of their homelands due to greed and lust for immoral leadership? You must be insane to support your so called Leaders!!

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      • 2 October 2017 07:03, by Malakal county Simon

        John Aken

        Sometimes is better not to open a filthy mouth when one doesn’t have a good argument to back his or her side up...... May I ask you Who have chosen Taban to be a leader before you rushed to him a leader?? A Self-imposed man who have been overwhelming rejected by IO leadership, is that’s what you a called a leader?? Shame-on you brother....

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        • 2 October 2017 07:23, by john akeen

          You IO made him a leader, so please don’t deny that you didn’t, leadership is for smart people not for your dumb Riek Machar, if your Riek was smart enough, he was be still in his position until today, but he with his dumb ass think that he has become a president, you can see it from the way he was acting, so now his stupid ass will stay in South Africa parking lot for good and you stay in the bus

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          • 2 October 2017 07:30, by john akeen

            I mean stay in the bush until you get a chance to receive a big shot with a big bullet into your body or your head, since you want to die so quickly before you enjoy your lifetime for stupid shit

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            • 2 October 2017 10:42, by Wutkhor

              John Akeen..
              Fuck u all idiots Dinka’s, nobody will stop fighting for his/her rights u knows their re goods Nuer who will fights ur jieng kingdom until they died I am amongst those Nuer who will fights ur fake illegitimate terrors tribes until the country will be splits into various state.. We will never lives with u Dinka’s in same nation again.

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              • 2 October 2017 19:50, by john akeen

                Who say we want to live with your stupid ass anyways, Taban will bring smart Nuer back home, but not you stupid bitsh, just stay there until you get a big bullet into your stupid brain that you have

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    • 2 October 2017 09:17, by jubaone

      The only thing jienges can do is outsource to the rest to be killing each other while they cowardly run 🏃 to Uganda with stolen monies. Sad, that hopeless Nuer nyaga-jienges or Nuerweuw are doing the dirty job. Like in the 21 yrs struggle, Equatorians fought fearlessly while they ran away to Kakuma as Lost Boys. This time no way. Eye4eye, tooth4tooth. Jienges don’t make guns, so?

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      • 2 October 2017 14:47, by jur_likang_a_ likan’g


        Thank you. This is all about us. We are rocks that are politically impervious that can not allow ourselves to be weak in our political vision that all of us benefit regardless of individual social status. We say what we do and do what we say;a people of principles and for that we will always stand.

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  • 2 October 2017 07:10, by lou nuer

    You those who call themselves Taban Deng Gai IO in Waat we shall defeat you by all mean my dear friends of Nuer wew believe me at this point. You will not complete this month of October in Waat whether you like it or not. You will be driven out of Waat town by any mean.

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  • 2 October 2017 08:34, by Eastern

    I love the unfolding drama..! Taban thinks expanding his grounds ahead of the revitalisation forum will lend him the credence the people’s leader but he’s day dreaming. The revitalisation forum is just another useless IGAD TALKING SHOP..! Nothing useful will come out of the forum just like nothing is coming out of Kiir’s "national dialogue" in Juba. Let Taban and cohorts try something else..!

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  • 2 October 2017 10:25, by Wutkhor

    Fuck all jeings with their Nuer-wew bloodies ass suckers, we will kills all nuerwew bloodies entrepreneurs... We already killed around 50nuerwew foods fighters along with 35jiengz nyors since when we were starting the first round of fires no nuerwew in Waat.. Nuerwew are like flies and waste products.. No mercy to traitors and Dinka’s this time round.

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    • 2 October 2017 17:34, by Don-Don Malith Rual

      If you point root fingers \m/ to some people make sure the 4th one’s are 👆 👆 Pointing 👉 to yourself. Where will you go?No breath of single air accept heaven oily, we need tolerance and

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      • 2 October 2017 20:15, by Eastern

        That’s very ancient...! Ask folks for GPS Coordinates and the like..!

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