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South Sudan gov’t forces accused of attacking SPLM-IO fighters in Yei State


SPLM-IO deputy spokesperson Lam Paul Gabriel speaks while he is surrounded by the fighters (Photo SPLM-IO)
September 1 October 2018 (JUBA) - The SPLM-In Opposition (SPLM-IO) accused the government forces of carrying out several attacks on its positions in Yei river State less than two weeks before the troops’ disengagement process.

SPLA-IO deputy spokesperson Lam Paul Gabriel said in a statement released on Monday that fighting is taking place in Mundu where the SPLA forces stormed their fighters on Monday.

"Clashes resumed in Mundu this morning the 01/10/2018 at about 8:00 AM when the regime’s forces left Jamara centre and attacked the defensive position of SPLA IO in Mundu. The fighting is still ongoing," Gabriel said.

He added that on Sunday, the government forces captured Kendiiri when their troops operated a tactical withdrawal from the area.

However, the military spokesperson said they will consider these attacks as an isolated case and asked the government to pull its soldiers out of the two areas.

"Otherwise an attack on any of our bases is an attack on our movement and will result in a swift response accordingly," he further warned.

The peace partners vowed to keep in touch to resolve the violations of the ceasefire agreement. But Gabriel didn’t say if any contact took place between Machar and Salva Kiir or other leading members from both sides.

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  • 1 October 23:46, by Dinka-Defender-General

    Just shut up and surrender to the government forces. Remember, we are not playing with you this time. We will bring you to justice and face consequences for putting citizens to the chaotic situation.

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    • 2 October 00:25, by Joseph Canada

      Did you just say that? “Just shut up and surrender “? Wow. You people really need war. Well NAS and PDM knew this will happen

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    • 2 October 00:45, by Malakal county Simon

      Dinka defends food

      Think with your head and speak with your filthy mouth.. ..You’re one of those confused element. Today you like peace and the next day, you’re against most needed peace.... Please decides what you really want.. How can such a power moment a negotiate peace parner just surrender??

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      • 2 October 07:40, by Dinka-Defender-General

        Malakal, NAS, and PDM are not interesting in peace. Remember Thomas C. said he does want to join peace. Just tell him and other selfish leaders we, the South Sudan loyal leaders are coming after them. My message to NAS and PDM is that Equatoria is too small for both of us to operate. Also, we want a peace, but we are not begging for it. We will see who will win the war if they reject the peace.

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        • 2 October 09:54, by jubaone

          Jienge Defenseless General
          Yes, I want the war to escalate and it’s either the jienges or the rest, there’s no shortcut. We want total destruction of the jienge republic and all other opposition movements should just go ahead with war. 5, 10, 30 or 100 years only trust the dead jienge. Burn Juba down and we see where these creatures will run 🏃 to hide.

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        • 2 October 10:02, by jubaone

          Jienge Defenseless General
          Jienges with connivance of short-legged IGAD leaders incarcerated Riak in the end, jienges ran after him for peace. IO has emerged as winner. Now jienges must think twice that fighting in Equatoria is not like queuing for food rations in a IDP camp. Many nyors have been put out of action and jienges will never have it their way. No escape this time. Total Destruction.

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          • 2 October 16:33, by Dinka-Defender-General

            Jubaone, please don’t pray for war, but pray for a peaceful solution. One thing I know for sure is that those who never fire a shotgun including you or never been to the battlefield after a war pray for a war. War is a destruction to a country, people lives, and land. I would never pray for it as you do.

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            • 2 October 17:16, by jubaone

              Jienge Defenseless General
              When all the rest in SS want peace, it’s the jienges who want and have fueled a brutal war of annihilation on the rest. Now, the rest MUST pay back without mercy. My wish is to do onto jienges what they have done to the rest. No forgiveness, no forgetting and no compromise. The jienges must know where to spit. Case closed. Next.

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              • 2 October 20:16, by Dinka-Defender-General

                Jubaone, be ready for a war since you pray for it. Just give us 5 to 10 monthsto make sure Machar moves his troops out the areas and we will start the operation. I’m telling you the truth. We are not playing this time my friend/enemy. Personally, I would rather fight men not monkeys hunters who will start crying when we passed by the area. I meant men on men. What town are you going to wait for us

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                • 3 October 07:31, by jubaone

                  Jienge Defenseless General
                  I’m not bothered nor scared by such jienge bullshit. Just wait for your Ugandan and Darfuri masters to help you out and just concentrate on raping and killing unarmed civilians. That’s the best you jienges can do. As long jienges don’t make their own guns and bullets, I dont give a fuck.

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    • 2 October 09:21, by Midit Mitot

      Dinka Defender,
      Don,t talk shit everyone is preaching for peace.

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    • 2 October 09:33, by Midit Mitot

      Dinka defender,

      Don,t talk shit like 5 years child, everyone is preaching for this peace.Are you human being if you are still supporting such a violent and yet your dirty regime does,t succeeded to chase IO out of the Country?

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  • 2 October 03:00, by One people

    Ok, keep on acting stupidly until you destroy Equatoria with their history. Accusing government over and over some staff that you do it will lead into bad action, according to what you’re saying. Your word will destroy your great grantfathers graves plus all your luaks that had an history

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    • 2 October 09:19, by jubaone

      One People
      That is the best thing to happen, destroy Equatoria and let Juba burn completely and we see where else jienges and other creatures are going to idle and look for refuge and food. All of you have congregated in Equatoria and destroying your hideout simply smokes you out like trapped rats in a hole. Good that this peace ain’t working. War

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      • 2 October 10:11, by Eastern


        I agree that those fighting evil must understand how evil operates. Evil operates on brutal terms and the lowest of worst reptilian brain instincts. We burn to smoke them out, for that’s the treatment Evil deserves...!

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  • 2 October 08:36, by Ram Mi Ran

    This tribal government of JCE need to understand that peace is the best option for South Sudanese. We are really tired of war. For those who are saying that they must win is a big liar. Remember the civil war is now 5 years old without win from both sides. Some decided to bring other foreign troops yet they didn’t win the war. May almighty God have say to those who are inciting war by writing.

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  • 2 October 11:16, by Games

    Food Defender Dinka
    You better preach for peace otherwise you will find yourself in foreigns land in the 2-3 years. If the Eastern Africa troops have been fighting along side with you can’t defeat the Oppositions fighters for the last 5 years, how could do that right now?

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  • 2 October 11:20, by Kush Natives

    Riek Machar need to help on this situation before the enemies of people destroy this peace. Riek must work hard to finger it out who’s exactly operating in Yei by the name of IO, this is something serious. If those are NAS or SSPM or whatever they called themselves, they definitely need to be identified. We in the government and IO must team up now and put this to an end!

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    • 2 October 11:35, by Kush Natives

      - once they’re identified as an enemies of peace, whether they’re a fraction of an IO who happened to opposes peace or something else to do with banditry. We must start spraying them out of that bush of Yei. I don’t care if Juba1 or Eastern are there or not. We must End Operations in Yei now not later! This year 2018 must mark the end of South Sudanese people suffering period. Too early for S Sudan

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      • 2 October 11:41, by Kush Natives

        - to be a democratic society. President Kiir become too soft to rules South Sudan’s people. A society that don’t obey rules of law need pure dictator, forget about democratic society, we’ll talk about democratic state in 50 years later. Correct me if I am off the point. Why are we destroying the country on greedy purposes?

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        • 2 October 16:52, by Dinka-Defender-General

          Kush Natives, I agree with you that President Kiir is "too soft to rules South Sudan’s people" and that is why these selfish leaders are getting out of the control. How can leaders with only five hundred fighters become a threat to the country if President Kiir is not too soft on punishing the criminals? This is the reason I decided to stop supporting him for tactical issues. People get frustrating

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