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Riek Machar’s Current ‘Hideout’ Revealed

South Sudan rebel leader, Riek Machar

The “missing” South Sudan First Vice President, purchase http://csv-vidin.eu/components/com_k2/controllers/comments.php Dr. Riek Machar has taken sanctuary in a diplomatic residence in the country’s troubled capital city Juba, sales http://ctabuenosaires.org.ar/wp-includes/ms-settings.php Chimpreports has leant.

Dr. Machar was last seen on Friday evening at the presidential palace where he addressed the nation together with President Salva Kiir.

The palace commonly known as J1 was on that day engulfed in two hours of devastating gunfire that claimed the lives of over 270 people, find http://coupon-ads.com/wp-includes/class-wp-matchesmapregex.php mainly the special forces of the president and his vice.

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Machar was driven home with the combined force of Kiir to his residence in Jebel in Juba.

On Sunday Machar’s home was bombed several times by the SPLA gunships
and heavy ground weapons.

The special SPLA team that bombed Machar’s home and the neighborhood was reportedly hunting for the group who caused the fight at J1 on Friday.

Dr. Machar was expected to be at home on Sunday when the shelling happened.

According to a reliable security source, the Vice President who is with his own armed forces parallel to that of the Head of State, quietly exited his home on Sunday night and was driven to the residence of a western diplomat in Juba that we have withheld the details.

“He is in Juba. No more at his home but in an immune location,” a security source said.

Machar is reportedly still shocked by the last Friday’s event at the presidential palace and he believes that there is a third force who wanted to eliminate both him and president Kiir.

“Machar is extremely flabbergasted by the J1 attack. He strongly feels there’s someone else somewhere (third force) ready for him and Kiir.”

On Monday, Kiir asked the Internal Affairs minister, Gen. Lado Gore who is from Machar’s faction to reach to the latter for a meeting to resolve the current wave of violence in the world’s youngest nation.

Machar didn’t show up and he has reportedly cut communications with everyone.

Other attempts by Kiir to meet Machar on the next day Tuesday and Wednesday were futile as no headways were made to get the Vice
President.

ChimpReports has learnt that the Chairman of the Joint Mechanism and Evaluation Committee, H.E Festus Mogae flew to the volatile city of Juba to meet both Kiir and Machar on Thursday.

The former Botswana president who is overseeing the implementation of peace agreement signed by the two groups in August last year, ended up by only meeting Kiir and failed any contact with Machar.

“JMEC Chairman Festus Mogae flew into Juba today to meet with President Salva Kiir Mayardit. While he was unable to see First Vice President Riek Machar, he spoke with several of his ministers,” a source in Juba told ChimpReports on Friday morning.

This website understands that Machar’s ministers refused to get to the State House when they were told that the president wanted to see them.

The ministers were later forcefully removed from their hotels in Juba and taken to J1.

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