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NAS accuses S. Sudan army, militias of “unprovoked” attacks


September 8, 2019 (JUBA) – The National Salvation Front (NAS) leadership has accused South Sudan People’s Defense Forces (SSPDF) and its militias of allegedly carrying out “unprovoked” attacks on its positions in Yei River State.

Exiled South Sudanese rebel general Thomas Cirillo poses for a photograph inside his hotel room in Addis Ababa, on April 17, 2017 (Reuters photo)

NAS, in a statement issued Saturday, said SSPDF intensified its military campaign of aggression by attacking its military positions around Yei and Lainya county.

“The NAS forces heroically fought back in self-defense, repulsed the attack, pursued the enemy and overran their positions in Bereka and Mukaya. The defeated SSPDF and their allied militia fled towards Lainya and Yei town in disarray,” partly reads the statement extended to Sudan Tribune.

“In both operations the enemy suffered losses in men and material. Twenty Five (25) SSPDF soldiers were killed in action and several others wounded. Twenty (23) AK-47 rifles, three (3) RPG-7 launchers, a number of RPG shells and a good quantity of ammunition were captured in good condition,” it added.

Sudan Tribune could, however, not independently verify claims from the rebel group.

The hold-out faction also claimed five of their soldiers sustained minor injuries.

Separately, NAS claimed its positions in Mongalla came under attack from the armed opposition (SPLM/IO) force on Friday, but they were repulsed and ended up “looting and torturing the civilian population in the area”.

The group, however, reiterated its commitment to the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (COHA), signed in December 2017 in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia.

South Sudan descended into civil war in mid-December 2013 and the ongoing conflict has created one of the fastest-growing refugee crises in the world.

In September last year, the South Sudan’s rival factions signed a revitalized peace agreement, aimed at ending the devastating civil war that killed tens of thousands of people and displaced millions


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  • 8 September 2019 12:47, by The Rhino


    Dinka tribal forces & their allied militias must stop attacking and provoking NAS warriors.Kiir must instate implement his peace and respect the agreement.NAS professional fighters will always defend themselves when attacked!They love peace but are also ready to hunt down those who bother them.Congratulations,NAS!

    • 8 September 2019 13:12, by South South

      The Rhino,

      Keep your lies in the bushes with monkeys. We have nothing called NAS fighters near any towns in South Sudan. Thomas Cirillo is living in Addis and not in South Sudan because he has nowhere to stay. People just open their dirty mouths in the morning and say things that can’t be verified, then other monkey in US like you Rhino will open his big dirty mouth and say Oh, we have NAS, shit.

      • 8 September 2019 13:50, by jubaone

        South South
        You jienge kaffir, you were yapping like some irate baboon while Dr. Riek was under house arrest in S.Africa, the war continued until IGAD and the kiirminal went on for the revitalization of ACSS. Gen Cirillo can command from anywhere in the world. NAS is digital and everything is now cybernetics. Only primitive jienges and savages are still analog.

        • 8 September 2019 14:41, by South South


          "NAS is digital and everything is now cybernetics"

          Very nice statement, you just brought it up, let’s go for it. We live in technology world. Let NAS put on social medias, AK-47 rifles they captured from South Sudan army, videos of prisoners of war they captured. You do just open your dirty mouth and say " Oh, we captured AK-47 rifles from South Sudan army. Lairs and monkeys.

          • 8 September 2019 21:51, by jubaone

            South South
            The policy and strategy of any liberation movement is never to show any captured arms, PoWs, dead enemies or whatsoever. The SPLA during the 21 yrs struggle only showed PoW to IRC or such humanitarians organizations. NAS is not ISIS it’s a movement with international recognition. Go ask SSDinka Forces for details.

      • 8 September 2019 13:59, by jubaone

        South South
        Ya jienge kaffir, just relax and chill. NAS will not hurt you, if you want dialogue but can be angry, if you bring your jienge "uslub al-kuffar". For confirmation please head on to Mongalla or Lainya. Just say you are a peaceful jienge kaffir and looking for peace. Bring some pictures for our readers as well.

    • 8 September 2019 13:40, by jubaone

      NAS has to do what must be done; kill nyors who attack them. NAS’s intelligent network is doing tremendous job on troop movement, size, location and strength. The SSDinka Forces were out to seek chicken, goats and cassava since their food supplies are depleted. They are expecting IO or UPDF to help. Bravo NAS.

      • 8 September 2019 14:20, by The Rhino

        South South,

        Jubaone just hit the point,right there!It was you who said the same thing about Riak Machar and his IO fighters.Oh Riak Machar has eye cancer, he can’t see no more, the man is finished, oh he is jailed in South Africa for life and will never put feet in South Sudan,his fighters are all defeated.At the end, it shows that these are just nonsense.Everybody knows that when you coward....

        • 8 September 2019 14:28, by The Rhino

          South South,

          ..jienges are cornered, you seriously panic and start talking garbage.Now here we are with similar situations.NAS professional warriors mean business.They are all over the place, strong, deadly and sophisticated.So stop repeating yourself ya MTN gorilla!

        • 8 September 2019 14:46, by South South

          The Rhino,

          Nothing change with Riek. He is coming back to be our second man in the ticket. Kiir will remain no.1. We captured all cities and towns from IO including Pagak, their headquarters. Cirllio can come back like Riek, president Kiir will make sure re-instate him to rank of general in South Sudan army, that’s all what he can get, monkey.

          • 8 September 2019 15:57, by The Rhino

            South South,

            Status quo must end,we want regime change!Your drunkard Kiir and his JCE bloodsuckers are running out of time.For you maybe he’s number 1,for the rest,a total idiot.Riak Machar,I presume demands reforms,Kiir in the other hand literally shivers when he only hears that word.Kiir loves chaos, nepotism and theft in his own office.He calls everybody a coup instigator who challenges his...

            • 8 September 2019 16:02, by The Rhino

              South South,

              ..misrule and greed.Your uncle Kiir has only two options left 1).Leave power and become a successful fisherman or cattle keeper in Warrap,or 2).End up dead as Juba mayor in South Sudan,full stop!

            • 8 September 2019 16:14, by South South

              The Rhino,

              We are waiting for monkeys to come start talking nonsense with us about changing our government. Stay in the bush and leave our country for us. You are nothing, but shit of monkey.

              • 8 September 2019 18:14, by The Rhino

                South South,

                Regime change now,Kiir and all savages out!Ain’t that some good stuff?Listen,you don’t want KOKORA,you don’t want reforms,you don’t want rule of law in a democratic setting,you don’t want order and you surely don’t want development..now what is it that you Dinka people really want?Tell it now to the public damn it!Shit,I sometimes really blame this Riak Machar for not have choked....

                • 8 September 2019 18:21, by The Rhino

                  South South,

                  ..idiot Kiir right away at J1,in July 2016 dog fight.Some called it perfect window of opportunity for Kiir’s termination.Kiir would be history so far,yes dead,gone,morrhum kalass,had Riak Machar mechanically used his pure hands and aimed them at Kiir’s throat.Its called liberation struggle itself.I honestly don’t think Riak Machar can ever work together with idiot Kiir as marasula...

                  • 8 September 2019 18:32, by The Rhino

                    South South,

                    ..kadaam(voiceless messenger) for the second time.This would definitely be some kind of betrayal for his academic achievements,if he Riak chooses to do so,he would be the dumbest academic rebel who had ever existed.Look,ya South South MTN murahil,you jienges are definitely good for nothing, its only that you don’t realize it!

                    • 8 September 2019 21:51, by The Rhino


                      Analytically,Riak Machar’s return to Juba this time is not going to be that easy.This time he’ll be having more enemies than before,1).Kiir personally is not yet satisfied that he didn’t kill Machar last time.This time, incase any quarrels begin,Ugandan snipers(Museveni call them sharp shooters),some covert foreign military experts who installed wiring systems and intelligent gathering..

                      • 8 September 2019 22:00, by The Rhino


                        ..apparatus at the blue house and some hidden locations, will make sure that Riak machar’s escape is well checked and that he Riak ends up roasted like a chicken.2).Hyena Taban Deng Gai,who conspired against Riak will personally kill Riak,b’cos he’s totally disgraced with his attempts to eliminate Riak Machar in July 2016.This time nus jallaba Taban Deng fucking Gai will direct his own..

                        • 8 September 2019 22:08, by The Rhino


                          ..militias to neutralize Riak Machar,just to proof to himself he’s tough.3).Riak Machar’s own doubtful diehard Nuer militants would grow extremely angry for being betrayed by their own son Riak,who is now collaborating with the real archenemies who massacred their Nuer people in Juba Dec.2013 before the whole world, and in Upper Nile thereafter.I mean, these are facts folks!..even.......

                          • 8 September 2019 22:21, by The Rhino


                            ..drought company IGAD can testify on this one, and many worthless African leaders know the truth as well.But for some unknown reasons they chose to shutup their mouths, why?I don’t know!Its up to Riak to pickup his own destiny.For us fed up Equatorians,we’ve already spoken clearly enough, we don’t play games this time!Its either us or them, full stop!

          • 8 September 2019 17:35, by Malakal county Simon

            South south

            I’m not surprised here with you lying that you have captured all the major Town including Pagak from IO because that’s purely part of Dinkas/slaves culture and be praised with.. I thought it was traitor Taban Deng and his desperate Nuerwew soldiers money seekers who captured Pagak right??

            • 8 September 2019 17:45, by Malakal county Simon


              Correct me if I’m wrong.... If it’s wasn’t division in IO moment, your slaves/hungry/weak army could never captured Pagak without the help of Nuerwew and you and I know this notion any further because it is true!! Akobo and Ulang, are not captured by your weak army yet.. This is a good liar from you just for today alone..

              • 8 September 2019 20:14, by jubaone

                Malakal County Simon
                Well stated. Pagak or Bentiu was liberated by nyagats (Nuerweuw and traitors), there was NO direct involvement of any jienges foot soldiers. Most nyors were put out of action by white army. Now with fugitive Malong gone, nyor remnants have quit altogether. The kiirminal is now hoping for Tabanists and IOs for help. Jienges can’t fight, they target civilians.

            • 8 September 2019 17:59, by South South

              Malakal county Simon,

              Weak and disorganized, just come back to Juba. We will give good positions because you are our cousins

              • 9 September 2019 02:31, by Pakuai

                South South,
                just ignore the foreign trolls. I informed posted a number of times that Mr. Thomas Cirillo was ’tapped on the shoulder’ by the some ’criminals in the US, the UK, their UN, their sleazy NGOs, their evil juus (so-called israelis), their lackeys here in the IGAD and the AU’ after they saw their ’Riek Machar aimless armed to regime change the current government of Mr. Salva Kiir>>>

                • 9 September 2019 03:03, by Pakuai

                  utterly crushed brother. The main reason was to go to and used the traitor as their ’bargaining chip and blackmail’ over over country and our people and to ’mover their war of attrition’ to greater Equatoria brother. Mr. Thomas Cirillo went and formed his so-called ’NAS’ that was a misnomer ’Naath’, to ’rhyme with the our Nuer ke nyantoc ’Naath’ or people in Arabic brother>>

                  • 9 September 2019 03:09, by Pakuai

                    Mr. South South, when Mr. Riek Machar came back from Adis Ababa with his then so-called ARCISS:http://www.smallarmssurveysudan.org/fileadmin/docs/documents/IGAD-Compromise-Agreement-Aug-2015.pdf
                    He came and enrolled most of the Equatoria losers in Churches in Juba and promised them to joined his aimless armed rebellion and be rewarded with ’higher ranks’>>>

                    • 9 September 2019 03:15, by Pakuai

                      and the losers did. Mr. Thomas Cirrilo even asked South Sudanese people run away from South Sudan to ’neighboring countries’ because Mr. Salva Kiir were killing them, really? Now a lot of South Sudanese are now in Northern Uganda being used. By the ’US, the UK, their UN, their NGOs, their evil juus (so-called israelis), their lackeys here in our own IGAD and the AU’ as their *blackmails,>>>

                      • 9 September 2019 03:24, by Pakuai

                        bargaining cards and begging bowls around the around the world* Mr. South South. We always tell our people to let us ’round up’ anything that is connected to *evil white Americans, English people, our cloned so-called arabs of North, Abeshas (so-called ethiopians), some of their Bantuseses, their UN, UNIMISS (Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Nepalese, Sri Lankans) and some their creeps>>>

                        • 9 September 2019 03:35, by Pakuai

                          kill them and throw them into the Nile and be done with the evils. The evils think, we are like their ’DR Congo, Bantuses, Abeshas (so-called ethiopia), Eritreans, Darfuris or Somalians who go to their countries and go lie through their teeth that they are "South Sudanese" Mr. South South. Brother, there is what the evils called "Africa unity and integration" piece of rubbish being peddled>>>

                          • 9 September 2019 06:41, by Chiir

                            Mr. "Sirilo" wants to boost his ego by lying to the media. When is the last time he has ever captured any towns? Cirilo needs to drop his crazy idea fighting in the bush or else he disappears in those bushes. Come and let’s talk peace!

                            • 9 September 2019 09:01, by jubaone

                              Chiir or Chimp 🐒
                              The strategy of NAS is not to control any towns, but beat out the shit from jienge nyors. Today, travel from Juba-Yei, to Bor, Torit,Numule is very terrifying and risky. Commercial trucks, businesses, cost of commodities is unbearable for locals even worst in Jiengelands cuz NAS controls tranport routes. Movement only with military convoy. This is it. You can’t do anything.

                  • 9 September 2019 17:34, by jubaone

                    This is about the most ridiculous vocal associations I´ve ever read. "NAS" as a misnomer for "NAATH"? C´mon jienge. These are completely two separate and distinct phonemes. Only jienges and nyagats would dare pronounce NAS for NAATH or vice versa. The former is a military movement, the latter a people. Try something else.

          • 9 September 2019 13:23, by jubaone

            South South
            Now you switch your attitude like a bitch. Yesterday Dr Riek was the rebel, today you want to kiss his ass as the FVP. Typical jienge. You yap now against Gen Cirillo, tomorrow you will run after him, ya dhol kebir, ya benydit. That is jiengeism; swinging left and right like running and pissing bull.

  • 9 September 2019 12:24, by Gender Activist Ter Manyang

    “We are going forward with the idea of a multicultural, a multinational state, trying to live in unity, at the same time respecting our diversity…But we need to all come together so we can live united.” relationships the ability of all peoples, of all kinds, to live together, in the same world at peace.”

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