Opposition claim 28 govt troops killed in Eastern Equatoria

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The armed opposition in South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria State claim their forces attacked government forces in Ayachi County on Wednesday morning.

According to opposition spokesman Col. Odwar Paulo Opwaki, 28 government troops died in the clash, for the loss of two opposition soldiers.

Col. Opwaki told Radio Tamazuj that his forces have now captured the area.

A listener confirmed to Radio Tamazuj the clashes between government and armed groups in the Farjok area. The caller told this station that clash continued for an hour, but the situation has since returned to normal.


This article is republished courtesy of Radio Tamazuj, a daily news service and current affairs broadcaster covering South Sudan, the southern states of Sudan, and the borderlands between the two countries.

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