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Heavy Attack on Machar’s Forces In Juba Repulsed, Escalations in Torit and Malakal

Some of the expensive tanks purchased to "crush rebellions" but now used in the civil war to crush civilians(Photo: file)
Some of the expensive tanks purchased to “crush rebellions” but now used in the civil war to crush civilians(Photo: file)

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.


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lord kristomalony mdangngaw July 11, 2016 at 1:56 am

As i said early over the weekend.that we bound to sustainable of excellence for best fit and best action in horn-africa today we are truimphant for victory over the gentile.while uganda vow to enterfer for over side of kaya yei road.but we don,t about women called updf.we win the batle yesterday and today

Tong Malual Deng July 11, 2016 at 2:56 am

Where is the international community to bring the two leaders to book for the crimes they have committed against the young nation they have totally fallen to master their duties may they go to hell

GatNor July 11, 2016 at 3:30 am

Oppositions leadership must know the odds of a long and drawn out urban warfare in Juba will not favor them should scarcity of supplies and logistics becomes a factor. and this is what M7, Kiir, Malong, and Kuol will be hoping for. So to minimized this an speedy defeat of these thugs out of Juba should be a priority objective.

Lat Kuem July 11, 2016 at 3:50 am

I hope Mr. Kiir must have respect the dividend of his coherent loos.
IO has manage to repulse all massive attacks though government claim of it trading accusers.

However, Kiir and Malong must be held accountable base on their daylight prepective.

Abu gruun July 11, 2016 at 4:43 am

This country will not be the same again. United nation and Africa union are to blame for this Incident because they forced Machar while he knew there will be no peace under kirr mayardid. Now where is Africa union to halt the fighting which claimed the lives of innocent people. Hi

JOHN YOAL CHUOL July 11, 2016 at 6:12 am

where are you international community who force DR machar to accepted the useless peace and also force him to go to juba with few individual armies and light guns,when DR machar tried to tell you the disadvantage of going to juba before transporting all his armies and his big guns and you reject the suggested now we realized that,you planned to killed DR machar if not what makes you not to intervened in that clashes and its very cleared that DR machar is bombing and shelling with big guns therefore NUER nation and God almighty who uses to stand with rightfull person will empower Dr machar and his small armies and makesure that NUER nation will not put their trust on you Any more.
long live DHURGON aka moses of israel,
long live freedom fighters,
long live IO,
long live people of south sudan,
viva IO

Dave July 11, 2016 at 10:09 am

We want to stop pointing figure at any one; now is the time for us the citizens of S. Sudan doing the right thing for our country.

Gatdarwich July 11, 2016 at 10:47 am

Killer NyanKiir’s and Malong’s militias will and shall never be permitted to repeat the massacred of Nuer in Juba in December, 2013 again. The war they are foolishly imposing on the peace-lovers, the patriot forces, will and shall be ugliest for their(Jenges’) coward-traitorous asses period

Mawien Magol July 11, 2016 at 7:27 pm

Mr. Gatdarwich.
What war are you talking about? Have not seen the Son of famous later William Deng Nhial being killed by militias of Riek Machar? Keep singing about war but in the end you find there is no benefit on all side either. The killing of late William Deng Nhial will cost thousand lives of rebels in South Sudan mark that brother

Deng Luak July 11, 2016 at 6:14 pm

Send lueth and malong aoyt of the country. A deserted island somewhere and peace will quickly come. And pethaps Ateny Wek Ateny to entertain them with his by now well known fairytales.

Nhial Chan Majiok Zieng July 16, 2016 at 2:14 am

Acording to the report more casualities are being saw from the gov’t side as IO claim the victory over the town on sunday the military sources said Splm/A IG lost the control of the town now and IO Overran the city on sunday on the other hand at exactly day two of the dog fight near to jebel site kiir appeal for calm as well as ceasefire to commence Viva victory


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