Today this morning at 7:30 AM, government forces under the notorious General “Dor Manjur Gatluak” attacked the known SPLA (IO) cantonment at Bil Payam in Guit County, Lich State.
The SPLM/A-IO forces under Guit Commissioner Col Mawic Dobuol Nger responded the attack more excessively and repulsed the notorious militia forces toward Kuergeng.
It was a fierce battle that lasted for two hours, in the action, (15) militia soldiers were found exposed on the sun and two soldiers killed at the side of (SPLA-IO) plus (3) wounded soldiers with minor injury.
However, the regime’s operational commander Brig Gen Kuol Tuoth was sustain serious wound on the chest and it is recently reported dead after I had finished the interview with county commissioner this morning at 9:45AM.
The gallant SPLA-IO forces captured three (3) militia soldiers a live and military equipment in good condition.
- 5 PKMs,
3 RPG7s and
According to Guit Commissioner Col Mawic Dobuol Nger, those regime forces were ordered by Gen Dor Manjur and Gen Pui Yaka to attack our SPLA-IO’s cantonment base in Bill.
The SPLM/A (IO) leadership condemned this attack as it is a direct violation of the agreement signed by the two warring parties in Khartoum, Sudan.
Moreover, the leadership of the SPLM/A (IO) would like to inform the IGAD and AU to condemn this unlawful violation by government forces as the two sides are busy to open roads and free movement in South Sudan.
By Brig. Gen William Gatjiath Deng
Military Spokesman for (SPLA-IO)