Deputy Governor of Upper Nile State, James Tor Monybuny and Governor of Gambella, Omot Ojulu Obub | © Thessherald Thessherald–The Deputy Governor of Upper Nile […]
Breaking: SSPDF and SPLA-IO forces clash in Upper Nile State
Dec 13, 2020 (Thessherald)–In what appears to be a flagrant violation of the Permanent Ceasefire, the South Sudan People’s Defense Forces, and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army-IO (SPLA-IO) clashed this afternoon in Maban County, Upper Nile state, according to several sources on the ground.
“The SSPDF forces have carried an attack on the SPLA I-O defensive positions in Maban county, Upper Nile State,” said a highly placed source.
Another source disclosed, this evening, that the opposition forces were aware of the planned attack and repulsed the government forces.
“Our forces were fully aware of the attack and repulsed them [attacking forces] back to their barracks,” said a top military officer interviewed this evening by Thessherald.
This is a developing story, check back in a few minutes for more updates!
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