South Sudan

Gen Koang Kills 57 SPLA Soldiers In Unity States


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The rebel military spokesperson, Brig Gen Lul Koang, says they also repulsed government troops supported by JEM and SPLA-North rebels and armed Youth from Dinka Pareng who attacked their positions at Pareng Junction in Unity State yesterday.

“The attacking forces were repulsed and suffered casualties,” he points out, adding that they killed 57 government soldiers in the battle.

Gen Koang further explains that they destroyed two tanks, two Toyota land cruisers mounted with 12.7 while two Toyota Land Cruisers mounted with 14.5 and 12.7 were captured in good condition.

The Military Governor of Unity State, Maj Gen James Koang Chuol said he had completed consolidation and strengthening of defensive positions in and around Bentiu town.

The SPLA spokesperson, Col Philip Aguer, has not yet confirmed whether the army lost the said 57 officers or not.

We are also told that in the battle for Bentiu, militias raped women both physically and “with sticks to tear out their uterus”.

“They killed many people in church.”

The source added: “The militia dragged pregnant women from their beds, cut out their babies and then cut up the babies.”


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