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South Sudan’s army, SPLA-IO continue attacks in Equatoria, says NAS


May 7, 2020 (JUBA) - The National Salvation Front (NAS) said that the joint attack by the government forces and the SPLA-IO on its position in Central and Western Equatoria states is still continuing and advised civilians to avoid roads from and to Juba.

South Sudanese SPLA soldiers are pictured in Pageri in Eastern Equatoria state on August 20, 2015 (Photo AFP/Samir Bol)NAS accused the South Sudan People’s Defence Force (SSPDF) of attacking its positions in Katigiri; Wonduruba Payam on Tuesday 5 May and another joint attack with the SPLA-IO on their positions on the outskirt of Loka West on Wednesday.

In a statement on Thursday evening, NAS Spokesman Suba Samuel Manase said the situation in Wonduruba is calm as they repulsed the attack.

"The enemy soldiers are still maintaining their advance position on the outskirt of Loka West and are on the move to attack NAS mobile defences," Manase further said.

NAS says the two partners seek to exploit the global lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic to capture NAS positions and displace civilians who are accused of supporting its fighters.

The rebel official also reported troop build-up of SSPDF and SPLA-IO alongside Yei-Maridi road, Korgulu areas and lsebi in Morobo Payam.

In Western Equatoria, the SSPDF attacked NAS base at Bawoji, in Jambo County, but the assailants were repulsed.

based on these attacks Manase pointed out to the high caused by the government sporadic attacks and warned civilians against the use of roads by the civilians.

"The roads from Juba include: Juba-Yei-Kaya, Mundri-Maridi-Yambio, Juba-Nimule, Juba-Terekeka, Juba-Kajo-Keji, Juba-l obonok, Mangala-Bor, and Torit-Kapoeta roads" he specified.

He recalled that these attacks violate the Rome declaration on the recommitment to the cessation of hostility agreement of 21 December 2017 adding that the government responsible for the displacement of civilians and the unnecessary loss of lives.


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  • 8 May 08:53, by Jebel Dinka

    Wow, bravo NAS. If NAS control those outlet routes to Juba, then the mighty city is under siege. But honestly na lie usual.

    • 8 May 09:58, by South South

      The monkeys of NAS are lying again. We are constructing hight way from Juba to Wau right now, stop it if you have any power to do. People travel to South Sudan from Uganda, Kenya, DRC, day and night to Juba. Thieves and wicked of NAS MUST shut up.

      • 8 May 10:24, by jubaone

        South South
        Dirty jienge kaffir, building a highway for gorillas so that they can easily run away to hide their shitholes in Uganda or Kenya? Feed yourselves first, aryan jienge. Your cows dont need transport and you jienge gorillas have no cars, so what highway? You are just the majority idiots trapped by Chinese to steal state resources.

        • 8 May 10:43, by The Rhino

          South South,

          Stinking skunk!Just as arabs during the liberation struggle found death in our forests in Equatoria,you damned greedy Dinka rapists and worthless nyagats murderers will equally find death in those areas.Both you savages/occupiers are fighting for wrong and evil purposes.As history tells,you all will be defeated!NAS warriors means business!..pack your shit and get out of Equatoria!

          • 8 May 10:50, by The Rhino


            Dinka and Nuer people in South Sudan are the epitome of chaos,foolishness and disgust the world is witnessing.To deal with them,give them hell and never associate with them, full stop!

        • 8 May 17:56, by South South


          Kurkoo!!!!, wicked, is this your response to my comment? We are then commanding position. You now agree with me that our government can construct highway from Juba to Wau and no single one can stop that, huge success from our government. Anyone who wants to do something in South Sudan MUST go through our government, no more games.

  • 8 May 12:05, by Jebel Dinka

    Rhino, Jubaone and South Sudan. The tribalistic war you idiots do furnace on webs will consume the entire Junub if primitives like you are not stopped sooner. The hate you are planting in the heart of poor Jurcol, Shilluk, Balanda, Dinka, Nuer, equatorian and foreign born South Sudanese will serve no good for a vibrant nation. I wish you listen idiots

    • 8 May 12:28, by jubaone

      Jebel Dinka,

      I dont know when "Dinkas" ever had a jebel! Rubbish. There´s no "Jebel Jienge" anywhere. By the way, junub is already consumed by your savagery and primitivity. If you cant fix your jiengelands, how can you fix junub? Now with jienges everywhere like MTN, you are sowing chaos, anarchy and violence. Only Equatoria can fix this shit, jienges and nyagats dont have the brains.

  • 8 May 17:28, by Mayendit

    Riek Machar
    I want to be fair with you even though I don’t like your attitude but let me tell you this. In order for you remain active in South Sudan politics first, accept reunification and healing with your Boss that is one choice and second choice is to admittedly the SPLM collapse.

  • 8 May 17:38, by Mayendit

    I know Riek Machar and his team supporters will not buy my best advice to him because I have seen all signs showing the SPLM I0 will soon collapse one way or another because Riek Machar himself has caused the division among his supporters. There are generals waiting him to go them but Riek Machar is not going back to them because he is fearing for his life.

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