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13 civilians, 7 soldiers killed during fresh clashes in South Sudan’s Equatoria: NAS

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UNMISS convoy arrives to Yei to assess the situation in the town following recent reports of conflict in the area on November 7, 2016 (UNMISS Photo).
February 12, 2019 (JUBA) - Clashes between South Sudanese army and National Salvation Front (NAS) fighters resulted in the death of 13 civilians and 7 soldiers, said a statement released by the spokesperson of the rebel group on Tuesday

The security situation in the Central Equatoria has now deteriorated to the point that region returned to war as before the signing of the revitalized peace agreement. Repeated clashes have become the rule.

As a result of the recent clashes in the Yei River State, some 13000 civilians fled their villages. About 5000 people crossed the border to the neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo while the 8000 moved to Yei town.

In a statement about the fighting during the last five days, NAS’s spokesperson Suba Samuel Manase said the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) attacked their positions around Wudabi and Lujulo in Morobo areas of Yei River State on 8 and 9 February.

"It is regrettable to report that in these operations of reprisal by President Kiir tribal regime, the (SSPDF) killed 13 civilians; among them 4 women, 3 children and 2 elderly men. Carried out massive looting of cattle, goats and household materials, burnt houses including a church," Manase said.

He further said that NAS fighters repulsed ambushed an SSPDF reconnaissance unit in Mundari, of the Western Equatoria on Monday 11 February.

"In that operation, the gallant NAS forces killed seven (7) government militia and captured their guns in good condition," he added.

NAS rejected the revitalized peace agreement and calls for talks to establish a genuine federal system South Sudan, pointing out to their rejection of the 32-state territorial administrative system established by President Kiir.

However, the non-signatory group says committed to the cessation of hostilities agreement signed in December 2017, ahead of the revitalization process.

The IGAD special envoy who mediates the talks met the holdout groups last December. He is expected to meet the warring parties in the near future after a meeting of the IGAD council of ministers.

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  • 13 February 06:44, by Kush Natives

    One wonder why NAS is still engaging in violence while every citizens are chanting for peace! Is NAS really serious on all out war?

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  • 13 February 07:58, by Morthon Akol

    you guys are fighting for the right of citizens. than why are you killing the civilian? you should go and look for the amry

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    • 13 February 11:35, by Eastern

      In war, bullets are fired and these bullets kill both combatants and non-combatants (civilians, emergency workers, etc). That’s what the regime in Juba has on offer - the regime doesn’t want any meaningful negotiations!

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      • 14 February 01:15, by The Rhino

        Eastern,

        The good news is,NAS warriors on the ground are performing excellent job.These days, jienges are running while pissing out of Equatoria..the heat is on,ain’t that sweet and wonderful?We need our Equatorian IO fighters to join NAS so that we put Equatoria/Equatorians to where it/they belong..its Equatoria,Federalism or death,jienges or other intruders have no place in Equatoria,full stop!

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  • 13 February 12:44, by Chiir

    Stop complaining of this attack and that attack. You had the good choices to make during the peace negotiation. Your choice of arms and rejecting to be a signatory to the peace was is and will be your greatest mistake ever!

    NAS cannot stand against IO forces; let alone the SSD/SPLA. I pit the civilians caught crossfire, though. NAS never has any good cause to rebel and fight the government for.

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    • 14 February 01:24, by The Rhino

      Chiir,

      Clean up your toothless jienge fucking mouth before you open it up,Chiir,filthy damned shit!

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      • 14 February 08:10, by Chiir

        @The Rhino

        Be professional when you want to discuss your ideas. I never respect those little-brained pigs who only speak a profane language. I, therefore, respond to telling you to clean your mind before jumping on people. Your NAS guys will be, one by one, captured and brought to Juba. They made calculations and they will regret having done that!

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  • 13 February 12:53, by Chiir

    I refuse to acknowledge that land grabbing preached by Mr. Swaka is a genuine cause of his rebellion. You cannot fight land grabbing by gun barrels, which is rather prevented by regulations and policies. I also wonder why this issue that seems to be a bubble clique to Swaka is big now! How many times was this issue raised during the Arabs, when the occupied Yei, Juba, Torit, Kapeota, etc?

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    • 13 February 14:51, by jubaone

      Chir
      SSDinka Forces are luakjiengs, nyors, armed bandits who went to look for food and loot. Who told you these criminals can fight? Used to cattle rustling, they hope to replenish their depleted supplies by robbing civilians. Good that NAS is chasing them. Wasaka.

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      • 13 February 19:53, by One people

        Uh. I see some referees on Sudan Tribune talking like they can handle a big punch. Anyways, I don’t know what exactly NAS are fighting for,but I promise you trash rebellions, we will delete you or will clean all of you out, because you asked for it.You rebels refused to give some reset civilians in the country. Soon, we will refused to let you continue on operating against civilians in SS

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        • 13 February 20:36, by One people

          or against anyone in the country, not even against any animal in SS. Why are you putting innocent civilians of Equatoria in some shit they don’t even know anything about? president Kiir is too innocent and too nice, and because of that, that’s why we have too many trashes like you rebels of NAS in the bushes of South Sudan. jubaone, we will ride rebellions like we ride our cattle in our luakjieng

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          • 13 February 20:48, by jubaone

            One People
            Jienge nyors are simply brigands, criminals and cowards. Once defeated, they go for innocent civilians. NAS is just hunting them like ordinary monkeys 🐵. Except, they can’t be roasted like bush meat. Their carcasses are left for vultures and hyenas.

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      • 14 February 08:22, by Chiir

        @jubaone

        Go and try your might on them if you think they are weak! SSDF ain’t looking for no one’s food, but rather chasing the bandits who are inured to looting people on Nimule and Yei roods. Give it sometimes, those NAS (Non-applicable steps/stupids) will flock to Juba for pieces of bread! Americans will never support such weak forces which will never conquer an inch. Embrace peace instead!

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        • 14 February 11:32, by jubaone

          Chiir,
          Ever since jienges set foot in Juba, stealing, killing, raping, idling and arbitrary shitting has turned Juba into a huge stinking shithole. The more they try to emulate and be like Equatorians, the more Equatoria turns into a luak like. Even marrying our girls wont make you an Equatorian. You are an MTN, aryan-jienge, kwerkwer, nyor, slave. Period. Take it or leave it.

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    • 13 February 20:44, by jubaone

      Chiir
      NAS is for federalism which will bring development to jienges as well. You will benefit so much from federalism as this will encourage you to work harder and develop your luaks. Federalism will stop jienge vagrancy and idleness. We don’t want you to squat lazily in Equatoria, but be hardworking and stop stealing. Try it, ya jienge.

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      • 14 February 09:06, by Chiir

        @jubaone
        If "others" accept "federalism" and decide to go for it, Nyama will equally start to complain. Mind you, it isn’t only Jieng in Equatoria; there are others. We know you will sell the land to Uganda if others leave. Federalism does not mean a tribe occupies a state or a region. Federalism is only used by Equatorians to sugar coat something we know!

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        • 14 February 11:13, by jubaone

          Chiir,
          Spare us this piece of jienge junk and bullshit. You jienges are a bunch of lazy losers who at any rate are incapable of doing anything worthwhile except stealing, killing and raping. You turned your luaks into "hunger enclaves" and shitholes and are hell-bent on taking over Equatoria. You wait for ready-mades like parasites. Since 2005, you ..

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          • 14 February 11:24, by jubaone

            ..had relative peace but have not lifted your junk states to any developmental stage. You run away like refugees, fleeing hunger, revenge killings and anarchy. See one of your junk parliaments https://www.nyamile.com/2019/02/13/eastern-lakes-parliament-returns-from-recess-governor-opens-session-in-open-air/

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            • 14 February 11:28, by jubaone

              Chiir
              Just shut up and follow us Equatorians like dogs. Without Equatorians, you are just like tailless monkeys that may eat fruit mangoes and yet fail to make juice out of them. Just go hide yourself in Uganda or Kenya and be fed like a "giant toddler" without brains. Equatoria is SS, the rest is just shithole. Case closed. Next

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          • 14 February 11:29, by Chiir

            @ jubaone
            You just have uncontrollable hatred for Jieng people on no grounds. It is only that Jiengs are the majority, which is why even thieves belonging to Equatoria is considered Jieng’s. In fact, anything bad is done by Jieng. And who has created this situation? It is pin-headed people of your kind. Give peace a chance and be happy with what you have. Okay, you?

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            • 14 February 11:40, by Chiir

              Jubaone,
              Please be reminded also that the Jieng people you are trying to scath and so hate have before dealt with a larger and sh**ty awful god-damn mess and successfully emerged victorious. So please, do not think that the little baboons who only possess Ak47s and some PKMs with limited ammunition can do anything. What they are is only some fart of a chicken which no one gives f**k about.

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              • 14 February 14:55, by jubaone

                Chiir
                I dont buy into this jienge crap and bullshit. Apparently, you squandered your skills defending yourselves but couldn’t get to progressively move on. You just don’t have the brains for such. You jienges are incapable of living on your own and it’s worse trying to live with others. We could give you Equatoria, but you’d turn it into a shithole. You’re nothing. Truth hurts but must be told.

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              • 14 February 15:04, by jubaone

                Chiir
                After the SPLA split in 1991 and when jienge rebels were almost wiped out except in Equatoria, most jienges had fled for their lives. Between 1994-1996, Garang begged and pleaded Equatorian leaders to rejoin the movement to thwart off the impending destruction of SPLA. Eliaba Surur,Samuel Abu John, Obutu Mamur managed to mobilize Equatorians and will UPDF N.Command under James Kazini..

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                • 14 February 15:12, by jubaone

                  ..started the Operation Thunderbolt which saw the capture of several Equatorian towns. In the end, jienge latecomers, cowards, fugitives, criminals, tea-sellers, street thugs all came and claimed to have fought. Bullshit. Their luaks were left empty as most had dashed to feeding centres or opted to betaken as slaves by Muraheleen and Mesiriya. Truth hurts but must be told.

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                  • 14 February 17:04, by Chiir

                    @jubaone
                    Your language is indicative of a lack of knowledge about South Sudan history. I lived through the late 80s as a Child and through 90s as a teenager and never heard of those names you just mentioned. And by the way, I know good Equotorians who contributed in the 50s, 80s and 2000s wars, but not those ones you named. Calm down, boy. Peace is here. So, take it and let’s live in peace!

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                    • 14 February 17:49, by jubaone

                      Chiir
                      This precisely shows your naivety and complete ignorance on who, how and where the SPLA fought. You lived as a refugee, a lost boy completely oblivious to the events in SS. Juba could be the only place in Equatoria you ever visited away from your luaks. Sit down with your jienge elders who, if honest enough will tell you who Eliaba Surur, Samuel Abu John, Obutu Mamur, James Kazini (UPDF).

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                      • 14 February 18:20, by jubaone

                        Choir
                        I have silenced several jienges of your sort who came as ignorant fools but left the online fight as submissive and humble dogs. They have learnt their lessons well. Our great Bari Chief Andrea beat the nakedness and shit 💩 out of jienges and taught them to wear underpants and stop being aryan jienges. I’m just following that tradition.

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                        • 15 February 06:50, by Chiir

                          @jubaone
                          My little friend, it is only that I do not want to talk about the past front lines. Where you in 1994 around Kapoeta? Where you when Yei was captured? I would guess you had either applied for Ugandan citizenship at the time or were hiding in Juba conspiring with Arabs. And yes, I know and highly respect Gen. Mamur. He is a great soldier!

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                          • 15 February 07:00, by Chiir

                            Jubaone,
                            Honestly speaking, it is not all Equatorians who are as bad as you. You are just little barking dog which will never bite anyone. I have lived with Equatorians throughout my entire life: Studied with them, played with them and ate with them. But Jubaone is an especial stupid alien using Equatoria as a ticket to pass some dirt on Jiengs and others. Good luck doing that. BYE BYE.

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                            • 15 February 10:02, by jubaone

                              Chiir,
                              I am not flattered by such jienge sentiments. No sensible Equatorian would ever want to have anything with jienges with no cultural or intellectual value. Playing, associating or even intimating with them is retardness, pulling us back. I curse our girls who even marry jienges and have reduced themselves to "sharmit jienge" or "jienge whores" only to produce half idiots and numskulls.

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                              • 15 February 11:54, by Chiir

                                Jubaone,
                                Find yourself a beautiful Jieng girl so that your kids will not look like Monkeys. If, on the other hand, you are an old ass, then it is too unfortunate; you have missed out big time. Stop your ingrained hatred. Jieng and other Equatorians will move on with or without frats like you. And please, shut up your filthy mouth. If I were to appear, you probably shit yourself. End this shit, Ok!

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                                • 15 February 12:29, by jubaone

                                  Chiir,
                                  I fuck up and not down! Why would some noble Equatorian like me even dare touch such a filthy nyanjienge? I am not sure, if they are good, let alone clean enough for me and our Equatorian boys. Just shut up! We have our beautiful, clean, hardworking and intelligent Equatorian queens. Such a disgrace to touch a nyanjienge.

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                                  • 15 February 16:09, by Chiir

                                    @Jubaone,
                                    Let’s us apologize to this website and to the people reading this garbage you have vomited all over the place. The words you wrote are a disgrace to this country and to our flag! My hat off for the living and gone heroes & heroines of the 64 tribes. I did not mean to hurt anyone! My sincere apology to you all inclusively. Now, write your apology. Now, now!

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                                    • 16 February 14:51, by jubaone

                                      Chiir
                                      Bullshit, NO apologies, what for? You wanted war, we go for it. It’s either you or me. Case closed. Next.

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