Fresh gun violence has sparked off yet again today in a fierce fighting SPLA-IO rivals near Magenis with Kitgwang faction led by General Simon Gatwech Dual. The Gatwech led administration have accused SPLA-IO forces loyal to First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar initiating the attack.
Gatwech’s forces yesterday were attacked by Machar’s forces according tp their spokes person. Despite the heavy attack, the attakers were repuled in a gun battle in self defense.
Moments ago, Brigadier General William Gatjiath Deng confirmed that their forces at an area near Magenis came under an attack from opposition forces loyal to First Vice President Machar and said they have however been defeated.
An obtained statement from Brigadier General William Gatjiath Deng clearly spells the fatal attack saying they defeated forces loyal to the former Chairman of SPLM/A(IO) Dr. Riek Machar Teny. This is the second attack in a single week.
The second attack was carried out on military units respectively at Kazan and Kombo-Zinki.
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