SSPDF and SPLA-IO in full fierce fight in Moroto – CE

Military confrontation in Kajokeji/CourtesyMilitary confrontation in Kajokeji/Courtesy

The South Sudan People’s Defence Force and Sudan People’s Liberation Army in Opposition (SPLA) have resolved into fierce fight in Moroto, Central Equatoria sources say Wednesday.

Both sides are reportedly heavy weaponry such as tanks, artilleries and Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs).

According to IO press statement released on Monday, the IO information desk said that the defected General Moses Lokujo had over ran the training bases and other locations.

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The information was yesterday denied by the SSPDF saying the forces are not acting under their control.

Today, heavy fighting have reported and both sides exchanged guns leading to several deaths and other casualities amid SPLA/M -IO 6th National Convention in Juba.

According to generals commanding forces in the Southern Equatoria, the convention should have been postponed citing lack of government’s commitment to peace

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