Magenis is facing a second attempt initiated by Sudan People’s Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA-IO) forces allied to First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar who have attempted to retake General Simon Gatwech Dual’s headquarters.
Their efforts however remain futile as massive repulsion by General Simon Gatwech forces have remained on a high alert in this mornings attack at Kitgwang.
In a statement, Brigadier General William Gatjiath Deng has confirmed that the SPLA (IO) Military unit at Tabaldi 25k from (Kit-Gwang) Magenis has heavily attacked their military base.
Forces loyal to the former Chairman Dr. Riek Machar have violated the ceasefire verbally signed and accepted by Machar (3) days ago as advised by IGAD council of members in a desperate attempts to intervene in the recent insurgencies of attacks by the allied forces to Machar.
In a defensive order issued by the SPLA (IO) commandant General Simon Gatwech Dual, a quick response of opening fire on the enemy forced them to flee amidst heavy fighting and currently on the run.
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