Government Forces Attack Koch and Leer County of Unity State
October 02, 2015 (Nyamilepedia)—This morning at 6:00AM, government troop launched attacks on SPLA -IO bases at Ngapngap, Dhorkuini and Maar Payams in Koch County in Unity State. The battle lasted for 3 hours but at last, rebels loyal forces repulse the goverment forces.
“The same attack took place in Leer county at around 9:00Am where the government forces came out of the town and attacked the our forces in their defensive position at Pulguori,Geer and Pilieny Payams targeting the civil population camping around”. Said Col. Gatjiath SPLA Spokesman.
Gatjiath said their (Government forces) intention was to interrupt the food distribution that had been dropped by humanitarian organization in the area.
According to Col Gatjiath, government “has shown its negative intention toward implementation of peace in the country as they always keep on attacking our positions in various locations in greater Upper Nile”.
“Our forces under command of Brig.Chuol Nyak and commissioner of Leer County Mr. Kuong Kuony Dhol managed to repulse the attackers who are now on run and could be seen heading to Tharjiath Oil fields, after being over powered by the mighty SPLA-IO forces and Gojam”. He said
Colonel Gajiath made his statements this morning in an interview with Nyamilepedia Press team on phone.
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