Heavy Attack on Machar’s Forces In Juba Repulsed, Escalations in Torit and Malakal
July 11, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– A massive gunfire this morning on SPLA-IO forces at Gudele-Jebel checkpoint has been repulsed according to the spokesman.
While heavy gunshots could be heard on SPLA-IO headquarters from a distance, the fighting has now subsided and the SPLA-IO claim victory.
“President Salva Kiir’s forces attacked Jebel (Site 2), but have been repulsed now… Also there is fighting in Torit.” Gatdet Dak said.
The fighting in Juba broke out today at almost the same time as yesterday at 9:20Am but residence confirmed that heavy weapons than yesterday are used.
The opposition accused Kiir’s side for attacking their base and trying to use their daylight advantage which includes the use of gunships and heavy weapons.
The government side accused the opposition for starting the fight. More fighting were heard in other parts of the city including Tonginy, Gudele, Jebel and Hai Cinema.
In other reports, more fierce battles are reports between the two groups in Malakal of Upper Nile and also in Torit.
The number of casualties and who is attacking the other in the two regions are yet to be confirmed.