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Rivalling factions clashed in Leet County


On 22. 10.2016. Leer. SPLA-IO spokesman in Leer County James Yoach told Radio Tamazuj   that the government forces attacked their positions in Kaigai and Payak areas near Leer town, besides another attack on Koch County. He pointed out that a child and other four SPLA-IO fighters were killed during the attack, claiming they killed 15 government soldiers in Marmar and 20 others in Kaigai area. Government forces attacked our forces in Marmar, but we repulsed them and killed 15 and injured many from their sides, they also attacked our position at Kaigai in Leer county, we also repulsed them,” said Yoach.For his part, Peter Makuoth Malual, Information Minister in Southern Liech State, denied claims that SPLA forces attacked the SPLA-IO positions. Instead, he accused the rebel forces of attacking their positions in those areas. He claimed that they killed 21 SPLA-IO soldiers during the clashes.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 00:45
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