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NAS attacks SPLA-IO in South Sudan’s Yei River area


Trust-building meeting between SSPDF and SPLA-IO commanders on 10 November 2018 (Photo SPLM-IO)
April 10, 2020 (JUBA) - The National Salvation Front (NAS) fighters carried out a revenge attack on SPLA-IO forces in Yei River County of Eastern Equatoria on Thursday after several attacks on civilians in the controlled area by the holdout group, according to its spokesman.

NAS Spokesman Suba Samuel Manase said their fighters on Thursday pursued SPLA IO elements who looted civilians, raped women and captured two members of their group.

Acting "on self-defence" NAS forces attacked the SPLA-IO in their base of Kinyira "which is the launching pad for these heinous crimes," said Manase in a statement extended to Sudan Tribune in the early hours of Friday.

"After the brief and successful engagement, our forces pulled back to their defensive positions," he added.

The spokesman said they pursued the SPLA-IO elements to protect the villages in Mugwo Payam and the surrounding areas and "send a clear message that NAS will continue to protect civilians under its control and will not tolerate such criminal acts".

The statement did not speak about the death toll of the attack from both sides.

But, it stressed that they welcome any investigation on this attack.

Last February, NAS and its allied forces joined cessation of hostilities agreement of 21 December 2017 and take part in the monitoring joint mechanism.

In his statement, Manase said that the SPLA-IO forces in Kinyira from 10 to 28 March raided houses of civilians looting materials and domestic animals and burned huts. Also, they raped two women including the wife of NAS officer.

They also attacked Liruba village where they captured two NAS fighters who were on permission to visit their families on 25 March.

The fate of the two kidnapped rebels is still unknown, says the statement.


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  • 10 April 2020 07:01, by conservative

    The nuers they gonna blame Dinka because due to their loser

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    • 10 April 2020 07:51, by Games

      Hahahahahahaha,you must be traumatized by the Nuer names.those IO forces across the country are all South Sudanese, not Nuer a lone. I am Nuer by birth but I do support what NAS forces are doing up there. Anyone who is playing with civilians properties and theirs lifes, those people must be killed.

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      • 10 April 2020 08:48, by The Rhino

        NAS brave warriors will defend themselves, communities and their perpetual God given rights to the end!We don’t play games!!!Fucking jienges and worthless nyagats i.e. IG & IO occupiers will pay a dear price!Here’s the thing,Rome Declaration is void and useless b’cos fucking Dinka gov’t and Riak Machar’s IO thugs broke it.Shit,these damned bastards are playing with human lives all this time.They..

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        • 10 April 2020 08:59, by The Rhino

          ...created the unnecessary war, killed many people and until today still forcing South Sudanese to live like chickens inside PoC sites and refugee camps within and outside the country.No,this must stop, mighty NAS will no longer tolerate their shit no more!There must be some ways to capture those fucking greedy jienges and nyagats rapists,thieves,looters & murderers and crucify them, full stop!!!

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          • 10 April 2020 09:14, by Games

            The Rhino
            Salva Kiir is currently planning for another war and its matter of time before we hear guns inside Juba.
            He has been behaving like a little girl that has lost her virginity. Appointment seniors officials by himself, while he has 5 VPs with him in the government. For the last three days, has been acting as a minister of health. Leaving his post as a heads of State

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            • 10 April 2020 11:30, by james john luka


              The real animal! a typical rapist talking from experience of rapping little girls and knows exactly how they behaved when they lost their virginity. Shame on rapist like you.

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            • 10 April 2020 13:06, by South South

              Games/mentally retarded,

              Kiir is your president and he will make big decisions for you and for your uncle Reik. Routes to DRC are closed. Riek is working now to gather wealth for his family. Stupid Nuer like you will be just watching and barking like dogs. Arab Saying: "Starve your dog, will follow you". Stupid Nuer like you will be starved to follow.

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          • 10 April 2020 14:17, by jubaone

            These IOs are NOT Equatorians. These are "nyagats", criminals and bandits. Raping and stealing is their culture. What NAS should do is cut off their routes, starve them and if possible use tracking system to wipe them out. It is easy. Any ugly creature that has marks on his forehead, jienge, nyor or nyagat - just shoot-to-kill. They are worse than flies or cockroaches.

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        • 10 April 2020 13:00, by South South

          The Rhino,

          You dirty Mundari need to shut up. NAS has no communities to fight for. A few supporters of NAS live in bushes with monkeys and rats. Are monkeys and rats communities to fight for? The areas where you will find NAS in Equatoria are areas without communities. Those communities are in refugee camps in Uganda. Those a few NAS supporters MUST leave South Sudan now and go to refugee camps.

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          • 10 April 2020 14:12, by jubaone

            South South
            You filthy jienge kaffir, why dont you go develp your junk states (which??) instead of hiding in Kenya or Uganda? Those IOs are wayward brigands like their jienge cousins who have been made "useless" now. Try going to Yei and bring us live pictures. You talk too much like "Indaya whore" in Konyokonyo.

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            • 10 April 2020 14:52, by South South


              Kurkoo!!!! You need to go and hide elderly man. Coronavirus is very dangerous to old men like you monkey. South Sudan is Kiir’s territory and those a few monkeys of NAS will be cleared out soon. They can play around with IO, but not with our government. That monkey called Cirillo is still hiding in a hotel in Addis, Kurkoo!!!

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              • 10 April 2020 18:58, by jubaone

                South South
                Jienge Kaffir, no one knows how old you are, but judging by your comments, you must be anywhere between 35-45 yrs. Your comments are akin to those of 15 yr old pupil: unripe, terse and stupid. A jienge is a jienge and no education will change that. The UN should make a big fence and cage all jienges and nyagats like zoo animals. They have no intellectual, cultural values.

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          • 11 April 2020 10:54, by The Rhino

            South South,

            Street beggar!You fucking little Dinka pussy shit,I can smell your fucking stench online.Next time you talk to a KARO person, redeem yourself and address him or her with some proper respect!We are your masters, so watch your savage mouth.You greedy Dinka or nyagat bastards came to us, we didn’t go to your fucking regions.You are the one to shut the fuck up!!!Now what?

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    • 10 April 2020 19:52, by Midit Mitot

      I don,t expected NAS to attack SPLA-IO since they are running the same objectives.

      This could be propaganda from individual,.

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      • 11 April 2020 08:45, by james john luka

        Midit Mitot

        Same objective right? what objective? looting, rapping and abduction to sexually enslave young women and girls are your objectives right? Shame on you bunch of bandits!!

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  • 10 April 2020 08:35, by conservative


    All Io Force’s are nuers and they came in wrong side first 😂who they looking for I hope not Dinka

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    • 10 April 2020 09:07, by Games

      Let focusing on Covid-19 for now. The real IO have never targeted civilians and theirs properties. Those who are lotting are Pro-IG groups as they have been trained since day one to do so.

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      • 10 April 2020 09:37, by conservative


        Oh so Io Force’s are gone I thought you guys had Force’s there in yei or whatever they are you guys are criminals looting and rape women’s these are very high crime in civilization country our president should bring those to justice anybody I hop he do so

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  • 10 April 2020 09:21, by Kwacha Okonyomoi

    Games, Congratulations for your good comments. SPLA-IO are not necessarily one tribe. So no mention of tribes here. Let us condemn the atrocities of looting, raping innocent women, killing ourselves and displacement of civilians from their ancestral lands. These are crimes punishable by law. Whoever is committing these atrocities should come to their senses and refrain from criminal activities.

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    • 10 April 2020 14:25, by jubaone

      Kwacha Okonyomoi,
      Raping is NEVER our culture, whether in East, West or Central Equatoria. It is all these "foreigners" who have come to look for "nyamnyam", safety and education who are the nuisance. See in Juba, over 30 armed criminals rounded up. Our Juba has turned into a "Babylon", a den of jienge/nyagat brigands, freebooters, liars and fornicators spreading HIV/AIDS and Covid-19 everywhere

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      • 11 April 2020 09:01, by james john luka


        You will die of hart attack, did you shake the names of those criminals? they are not from particular tribe but a collection of tribes including yours.

        You talk of not your culture but you learnt it right? that is why you rapped and kept 78 women in captivity for rap experiment. numskull!!!

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        • 11 April 2020 10:39, by The Rhino

          ajam ajoh aluk aka james john luka,

          You are only an ass kisser,shut up!A street savage like yourself should stay at bay and never attempt to talk nonsense to Jubaone.Facts are,Dinka worthless bastards and foolish food chasing Nuer junks destroyed this country.South Sudan was about to be a promising country, but what do you, you started a useless war.So go fuck yourself!Henceforth,we hardliners...

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          • 11 April 2020 10:44, by The Rhino

            ajam ajoh aluk,

            ..from Equatoria will teach you dear lessons.We will hunt and haunt you for the rest of your lives for what you’ve done to our people and ancestral lands.You fucking jienges and nyagats will reap all what you’ve sowed, full stop!

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  • 11 April 2020 17:27, by Tupac

    We call on the Covin-19 General Assemble to deploy their protect force in South Sudan as soon as possible. since South Sudanese don’t fear death, they like tribalism, Nepotism, Hating one other, no love for one anther. fighting is the order of the day.

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    • 11 April 2020 21:54, by conservative


      IDK if real person or the president of who calling for foreigners force when we already have Force’s on ground and don’t ever think Dr woungkel will say that to he is too busy right now looking for breed

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