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Two South Sudan army generals killed in clashes with rebels


April 10, 2017 (JUBA) - Two senior South Sudan army (SPLA) officers were killed in renewed confrontations with the armed opposition forces (SPLA-IO) in the Western Bahr el Ghazal region on Monday, multiple military and local officials told Sudan Tribune Monday.

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SPLA forces patrol the street of Wau town on May 16, 2016 (ST)

The head of operations at the SPLA’s 5th division headquarters in the area, Brig. Gen. Peter Par and his counterpart for logistics were reportedly killed while returning from an operation.

“It is unfortunate that comrade Abraham Bol Chut Dhuol has been killed along with Brigadier General Peter Par. You know Peter was chief of military operations and Bol was the head of our logistics here. They were killed when the convoy in which we were travelling came under attack,” a military officer said.

Added the officer, “Comrade Bol Chut was shot in the head and he died even after managing to bring him to our hospital in Grinti. We were returning [to the headquarters] from an operation outside town”.

However, it remains unclear as to how many soldiers could have died with the officers, as no official statement was released by either side.

The officers’ death sparked tensions in Wau town on Monday, forcing authorities to limit movements after sustained shootings.


At least 16 dead bodies, the United Nations mission said, were discovered its peacekeeper, with 10 others were reportedly injured.

Fighting reportedly spread to Wau town after “a number of government SPLA soldiers were killed in an ambush on Sunday to the south of the town of Wau."

"The mission mounted two patrols into Wau on Monday and said it had observed the bodies of 16 civilians in a hospital. There were ten people who had been injured," the U.N said in a statement Monday.

84 people, it added, arrived at its protection of civilians’ site, with an influx of about 3,000 people, mostly women, and children at a Catholic church in Wau town.

The fighting, the U.N further stated, followed the movement of SPLA troops, tanks, and equipment towards the south-western part of Wau late last week.


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  • 10 April 2017 20:53, by Resolution

    Dinka government days are numbered and wouldn`t want to see Nuer wew generals to survive, Peter Par was not killed in the ambush by the rebels. he was killed by dinka after realizing their tribe mate general has been killed by SPLA/IO mostly dominated by nuer and headed by Dr Machar from Leer County where peter par comes from, to prove me right read the article carefully and analyse it.

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    • 11 April 2017 05:12, by Naath


      I strongly agree with you that General Par was not killed by the rebels but was killed by his Dinka masters after realizing they lost many Dinka Counsel of Elder soldiers in both battle and in an ambush. A realiable source confirmed that Par was killed after passing the place of ambush.

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    • 11 April 2017 09:03, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

      That ugly death can not end in the South Sudan. unless South Sudanese should be united and abandon such a sanctuary political ambition.

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    • 11 April 2017 09:50, by Mi diit

      “It is unfortunate that comrade Abraham Bol Chut Dhuol has been killed along with Brigadier General Peter Par. You know Peter was chief of military operations and Bol was the head of our logistics here. They were killed when the convoy in which we were travelling came under attack,” a military officer said.
      What a humiliated death report of a senior general like Peter Phar Jiek Kuich Gai Kuoth?!!

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      • 11 April 2017 10:02, by Mi diit

        Cont... Where on earth a junior’s name comes before a senior’s name?! The scenario shows Dinka’s life matter the most than the non Dinka’s life aligned with them.
        I wish the Nuerwew officers/officials were reading this piece of report by the masters.

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        • 11 April 2017 10:08, by Mi diit

          Late Brig. General Peter Par Jiek Kuich Gai Kuoth was a well trained commander who fought bravely against the oppressors in the then Sudanese struggle. Unfortunately, he gave a deaf hear to his people in the aftermath of 2013 Nuer genocide simply because he had some misunderstanding with Dr. Machar. Late Peter Par instead ill-advised his wife Rose Nyaboth Toch to join the regime in Leer. R.I.P

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    • 11 April 2017 14:47, by General

      Yes such a serious involment to current crises in south sudan will lost every one is life espacilly generals so that why i have loged out

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    • 11 April 2017 15:11, by Sadam Kuikoy

      This is classified information that Gen Peter par was murdered by Dinka led-government as a revenge after Bol Machut Dhuol fallen in to ambush.Shame on Nuer Wew.

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  • 10 April 2017 21:28, by Eastern

    Well, that’s the price paid by the dinka regime for waking up the sleeping lion at Bagari. They will pay more for any reckless moves!

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    • 10 April 2017 23:36, by Kuch

      Mr.Eastern, Careful chap. Do you know Wau is Wau Acholdit? Talk to you your Bagaras and ask them where they are? And i will be damned if they are not going to go back to Central Africa rebublic (CAR).

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      • 11 April 2017 00:28, by Bolman

        Wow that is a big lost from Gang Regime of Kiir But Alleluia to SPLA VIVA< VIVA Dr Machar VIVA, they killing the innocence Civilian in Wau for more than three, because they were not Dinka, now it’s their i hate you too much I don’t wanna see even your ugly money lover Graveyard, God said everything tightening on earth is also will be tight in haven please my Almighty God please threw in run lasting

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        • 11 April 2017 00:41, by Bolman

          let God threw them in unlasting hell of Fired we don’t need them they were the Garbage they killing very important people in our communities in cool blood we don’t like them you too Father you don’t like Criminals like Bol and Par they committed Crimes against your own people, you created with free-living Human, but they lost their lovely lives we condemned them including who supporting their crim

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          • 11 April 2017 01:51, by junubi

            who told that those killed are civillian.this Generals where returning to WAUtown from bangari county with thier body gaurds then along the way they were attack by wau youth that you clam to be civillian.
            when this youth are kill then SPLAio will those are civillian and when they are one killing soldier then you celebrate

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            • 11 April 2017 01:54, by junubi

              those youth who preten to be civillian and later acts as spla io we will clear them all today.
              they must pay the pric just today not tomorrow.

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              • 11 April 2017 03:48, by Bolman

                Mr fake Junubi I record ur violation against that innocence I knew you already killed dozens of powerless Civilian ur fearful soldier were escaping the hot spot to the holly cool blood Murderous the ungunshold please keep runs mouth and dancing with the DJless drums music we know you one by one as I already receive the names of the Civilian lost

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                • 11 April 2017 05:26, by junubi

                  You fools don’t just talk shit on net just come out on ground we face you one on one

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                  • 11 April 2017 09:24, by DumoMakuachdit

                    The culmination of South Sudan is knocking at the door, please my dear nyamnyam be informed that Agar will finish you once and for all.

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              • 11 April 2017 07:25, by Manyngoo

                It is this retaliatory behavior that keeps on uncle’s government collapsing.You wont finish them but your make life difficult even for your relatives. Uncle Kiir recently said there is famine he needs food from the world food program and yesterday he said there is no money for food. there is money for weapons!!!!!!!

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              • 11 April 2017 12:11, by Loch-ley Gajiok

                Coward!, go after those young with guns outside the town. You are defeated in the battle field and turn your anger against innocent unarmed civilians. Isn’t it a cowardice behaviour? Shame!!

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      • 11 April 2017 09:21, by Eastern


        The cost of any mistake by the hapless dinka government shall always be huge. You have paid with senior officers and men of the SPLA. Last year in July when JCE advised Kiir to kill Dr. Machar, Kiir himself nearly got killed in addition to losing over 300 officers and men of the SPLA. Juba nearly imploded!!!

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    • 11 April 2017 07:14, by South South


      Big lie!!! Even IO will not come up and confirm this fake news to us. Because you are losing everyday, you want to find something to make you feel good. We are ready for both, peace and war if wicked people in South Sudan want to impose it on us. Bagari is under our control, what say you?

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      • 11 April 2017 09:39, by Eastern

        South Sudan,

        Bagari may be "under your control", but at what cost to Kiir in terms of men, arms and amour? Are you familiar with the term pyrrhic victory?

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        • 11 April 2017 12:24, by South South


          I do believe you are sleepless because your preparation to destroy South Sudan is not happening, will not happen and expect you to be quiet soon. Kiir is in power, SPLA is in power, but you are not. We know how to protect our country from traitors. Bagari is under very tight control. Lies are out from internet rebels. Your IO can not talk about this news, why?

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    • 11 April 2017 08:35, by Lotodo Awino Odug

      This government is strong militarily. it only weakness is Western Isolation and it consequences.

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      • 11 April 2017 09:41, by Eastern

        ....and you naively think Western isolation is ONLY?

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        • 11 April 2017 10:06, by Lotodo Awino Odug

          we will cope with it since we are not going to
          heaven right away.

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      • 11 April 2017 10:15, by jubaone

        Lotodo Odug,
        Losers often accuse others for their weaknesses and idiocy. Since when did westerners isolate this kiirminal? Just carry your own cross, ya shawal al faham, ya MTN, ya mbororo, ya jienges, ya beegees, ya rungarunga, ya lugor

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        • 11 April 2017 10:26, by Lotodo Awino Odug

          shut up you useless monkey eating bastard. we will prevail through all odds. cut joy and suck some dicks mofo.

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        • 11 April 2017 12:32, by South South


          Continue writing like a small baby and when you finish come to Juba and bow down for forgiveness. I want to see you in front of me with your head down, not looking at my face, then we will decide what to do with you. You are a very light coward and I think there a room for someone like you to stay with us without saying anything. Continue writing baby.

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          • 11 April 2017 16:10, by jubaone

            South South,
            Even jienge rascals like you can only talk from far. Lotodo, the bastardised jienge shouts loud like some drunken market whore and can do nothing. I would take you both for serious mathiang nyors, if you were defending your luaks. But no, somewhere in some goddamn streets in Uganda or Kenya and wait we for looted monies ya waskanin, afinin

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          • 11 April 2017 16:20, by jubaone

            South South,
            I am a very proud Equatorian, what we call "monye kak" and cant bow to uncircumcised and worthless creatures that are equal to swines. Sorry. If we taught jienges to wear underpants and not run 🏃 around naked like savages, how can I bow even to some subhuman creature like a jienge. That us an insult to humanity. The best is get you into a zoo so we gaze at you like a wild animal

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            • 11 April 2017 18:30, by Lotodo Awino Odug

              stupid Jur talked as if knows anything about a nation. when he know best is eating and drinking in the street like a mad man. real people died for this land unlike you useless donkeys who ran away whenever there is news of war.

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              • 11 April 2017 19:55, by jubaone

                Bla..bla.hopeless jienge surrogate. Look at your relatives in Aweil who have resorted to eating tree leaves like apes. Their is no war in jiengeland but lazy idiots are comfortable scrubbing floors of restaurants in Uganda or Kenya instead of working on their farms. Just hopeless parasites living on others, ya MTN lapdog

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              • 11 April 2017 20:31, by jubaone

                Lotodo Odug,
                Come to Equatoria the land of intelligent and hanworking people which flows with honey and beer. Our hard work is the reason why droves of hungry jienges are begging in our streets when young jienges like you just idle and wait for looted monies like vultures. Work man, don’t parasite like a bloody bedbug. Without Equatoria you are worthless like shit.

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  • 11 April 2017 03:04, by dinkdong

    Is this some kind of April fool? If it isn’t, then it is good the war has spread into Bahr El Ghazal region. Say whatever you said, but that is great. We can all now feel the pain.

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  • 11 April 2017 03:38, by Kush Natives

    Boko Haram,
    What made you excited? What took those high ranking officers there without a full battalion? This is white lie. No one would buy into this desperately lie. If that’s what make you win,then why not the town? Rebels are repulsed into the bushes where they came from. Wau is calm now. Rebels are pursuing West ward of Wau town. They have no where to hide this time!

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  • 11 April 2017 04:27, by Kuar Junub

    This is just a lesson to Dinka government supporters more bad news is coming, Jieng will pay big price in this crisis they brought to S Sudanese ppl

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  • 11 April 2017 04:38, by Kuar Junub

    The non Dinka officers who always accept to die for the tribal government by killing their own bewarned let Dinkas fight their own war don’t be used to spill your own blood

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  • 11 April 2017 04:48, by Kuar Junub

    Dinkas the u always hate will be your savior one day whether u like it or not u will beg for mercy & forgiveness from Dr Riek Machar for all the sufferings you’ve caused to S Sudanese mark my words

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    • 11 April 2017 05:18, by Kush Natives

      Kuar Junub,
      You’re a puppet show, can you first educate us of where’s Riek Machar is before jumping in the sea? Riek Machar is still detained behind bar in South Africa. The ones who are disturbing an innocent civilians now are just looters,rappers who got no where to hide. They’re all suicidal. Terrorists who lost their brains. All losers will come back 1 by 1

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      • 11 April 2017 06:42, by Eastern

        Kush Natives,

        Dr. Machar is over 2,000km from South Sudan but his presence in the country is a force to reckon with! Recently, Kiir’s emissary, Festus Mogae was in South Africa to plead with Dr. Machar to reduce the heat on Kiir!!!

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  • 11 April 2017 06:52, by aborigin

    This is pathetic, whether you are govt or rebel all of us are loosers, we need to put our heads together, the destruction we are doing to ourselves is too much to bear, let’s preach peace and not war... there is no pride in killing your brother whether he is Nuer, Dinka, Bari, Shilluk and many more instead we should be ashamed because there will be no country without one of those mentioned tribe.

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    • 11 April 2017 07:37, by Lotodo Awino Odug

      Kiir Mayar needs to do these three things to save the nation from choas: first is constitutional reforms, second, to define the current ideology of SPLM as a ruling party, third,declare state of emergency to restore calm. forth, pronounce presidential term limit, fifth,follow by national dialogues, healing and reconciliation. anything short of these will be to bury one’s head in a sand to buy tim

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      • 11 April 2017 09:17, by Dengda

        @ lotodo
        Bravo, you articulated it very well the root cause of problem of South Sudan, also you highlighted the way forward. Militarily victory or solution it way far to be realised and achieved the stability of the country. I concurred with you.

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      • 11 April 2017 09:43, by Eastern


        Some sense in what you outlined; not so sure about the state of emergency. AS IT IS NOW, SOUTH SUDAN IS UNDER STATE OF EMERGENCY....

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        • 11 April 2017 10:18, by Lotodo Awino Odug

          they have to be pioritise otherwise. we are going down to nowhere.

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  • 11 April 2017 07:27, by Adok son

    Gen.Peter Par Jek was a well trained and organized commander, he takes a firm stand on his believe that he has a brave personality, strong and physical fitness that he would defeats his opponents and endures easily the military hardship against Dr Machar, but look at the event now! Opposite is true, Peter doesn’t know his braveness will be in its place when he fought the war with his people.

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  • 11 April 2017 07:29, by Manyngoo

    There is no money to feed even a region like bahr el gazal, but there is money to buy ammunition to destroy to whole country! Uncle Kiir said there is even no money for peace (the national dialogue) what a shame.

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  • 11 April 2017 07:39, by Adok son

    Cont..he don’t know that Bul Militias and Jirnge/Dinka are known by feeding and gluttony in history. When Dinka was together with Arab where they deputised and filled all SAF’s vacuum in Sudan and Bul community under Poulino Matip were given only to " rob"the properties of civilians and fight the war against the separatists who were led by Riek Machar as well Dinka fought for unity with Bashir.

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  • 11 April 2017 07:44, by Adok son

    Cont.. Peter par was a warrior who fought so many battles with Riek Machar against Unionists but it became now his death was like the dog’s death .R. I.H Peter coz u got your fate .

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  • 11 April 2017 07:59, by Fair Man

    The Generals deserved the gift of death. Let them face the heavenly music of punishment from God for the souls of those innocent lives they destroyed. You can play around but your death comes a surprise. I doubt if their souls can reach God. May be hanging in wildness coz God can not condone evils. Expect more deaths of Generals. Well done boys.Please continue laying more ambushes. Good job!!!

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    • 11 April 2017 09:31, by DumoMakuachdit

      Yeah they merited the gift of death in the process of depending the territory of South Sudan from power greedy thugs. furthermore, it be very excellent for them who died while depending the Country what of those who have just died in vain?

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  • 11 April 2017 10:36, by Fair Man

    They are not defending the Country. They are destroying the Country by killing, raping and looting people’s property, are these cowardice acts you called defending the country ya idiot? You must be in the council of fools of the JCE. Go away devil.

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    • 11 April 2017 13:37, by DumoMakuachdit

      Dear Fair or whatever you are called,
      Be patriotic citizen rather than chitchat shits here in social media. In additional i will never be in any council of elders or called what? Please South Sudan is too big to accommodates all of us period.

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  • 11 April 2017 11:36, by Dengda

    when once said during the agreement of 2015, that where is IO in WA and need area fro cantonment Makuei and jump up labelled them as Bandit. Do Bandit ambushed well armed Army and killed as much as generals? We must admitted facts and failure so that solution is found. Last year they captured Raja. Now your claims of implement the ACRSS smoothly Taban and things and getting worst on daily basis

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  • 11 April 2017 12:53, by Uncle J

    No tears! No cry! as long as Major Gen. Matur Chut Dhuol is still alive he will do massive revenge on pong ass Spla-IOs

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    • 11 April 2017 20:40, by jubaone

      Uncle J aka Jienge,
      Are you sure about the illiterate Gen Machut Dhuol taking revenge on IO? Good luck you should aid him translate some oof our messages into your funny monyjienge or should I say monkeyjiggling?

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  • 11 April 2017 13:16, by Lou Nuer The Great

    SPLA IO vivaaa

    the die of General Par and his jienges counterpart is very great lesson done by SPLA IO force yesterday near the city of wau so shame on kiir and his money lover taban deng mayardit more Generals will follow their foot step toward fire soon

    Dr Machar vivaaaaaaaaaaaaaa SPLA IO COGS vivaaaa SPLA IO DCOGS vivaaa Lt Gen Thomas Bazillio SPLA IO sector commander vivaaa

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  • 11 April 2017 13:25, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    President Kiir, should declare state of emergency in greater Wau to control ethnic cleansing like what happening just.

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  • 11 April 2017 13:31, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    Dinkas are suffering in all over country wide under Jüür and Nüer of South Sudan. but Dinkas are enduring from every aggression.

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  • 11 April 2017 23:58, by Nationalist

    We can kill, hate or nickname any tribe right now, but the reality will always stand. We better accept that we are all S. Sudanese or we should prepare to delete the word South Sudan in the independent states’ list. Why would anybody hate to that extend of encouraging killing of others. Be ready to change or change will change you

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