Government Troops Killed Civilians in Mapel and Gerger

splaDirectorate of Information & Moral Orientation
Office of Military Spokesperson for SPLA in Opposition
Date: 27-4-2014
Press Release N0.55

Bor Massacre 2014-04-27 at 11.56.53 AM

The deceases of Bor Massacre, UN Base, Jonglei state(Photo: Sugar Jany)

April 24, 2014(Nyamilepedia) — Government troops have killed in cold blood entire families of over 220 unarmed Nuer Officers, NCOs and Trainees whom they executed at Mapel Military Training Centre in Western Bahr El Ghazal State two days ago.

Still in Wau, Nuer students studying at Bahr El Ghazal University and other Nuer civilians say they had been denied access to UNMISS Camp after realizing their lives were at risk after Mapel Massacre. One of the students said that an officer at UNMISS revealed that they had been instructed by Western Bahr El Ghazal State authorities not to allow into UNMISS Camps South Sudanese nationals especially Nuers saying they would grantee their security.

In a separate development on 25-4-2014 in Upper Nile State, government troops acting on orders of Brig. Gen. Guot Akuei, former Commissioner of Renk County killed 300 Nuer civilians mostly women, children and the elderly at Gerger. This vulnerable group was trying to cross over to sisterly Republic of Sudan when they were ambushed and brutally murdered.

Some of the survivors revealed that pregnant women had their stomachs cut open in order to determine sex of fetus and upon discovering that the fetus is a boy, its throat is slit and then the lifeless body is placed on its dead mother .

Some of the survivors managed to take photos of these heinous crimes which shall be published once obtained. The SPLA/SPLM informs the international community and other peace loving people that Kiir’s extermination policy of Nuers is in full swing.

Brig. Gen. Lul Ruai Koang,
Military Spokesperson for SPLA/SPLM in Opposition