South Sudan

SPLA Marches Onto Nasir


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However, in today’s statement, Brig Gen Lul Koang, the rebel military spokesperson said that Nasir was under no threat from government forces.

In northwest Upper Nile, SPLA lost Kaka on the west bank of the Nile, north of Malakal after ex-rebel commander Ayuk Ogad defected to forces loyal to Riek Machar this morning at 0700hrs SST, according to National Courier.

“In this latest setback SPLA maintains that it had no nucleus-SPLA forces except those allied to ex-rebels of SSDM/A of Johnson Oliny. According to military command in Malakal, Ayuk and his troops had never been integrated into the National Army.”

In a statement, the rebels confirmed to have claimed Kaka after beating SPLA.

“Our forces were joined in liberating Kaki by defectors from SSDA/M pro-government militia led by Maj. Gen. Ayuk ogad,” said a statement.

(Credit: National Courier)


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