TO: FIELD CMDR
FROM: MILBUR HQ
SUBJ: NUER "WHITE ARMY" RETREATS
APPROX 25,000 IRREGULARS
NO CONFIRMED ORGANIZED CHAIN OF COMMAND
REPORTS AS "INDEPENDENT COMPONENT"
WEAPONS: STICKS, MACHETES, ROCKS
ON THE MOVE TOWARD BOR TOWN IN JONGLEI STATE, APPARENTLY REPULSED BY HELICOPTER GUNSHIP AIR ASSAULT BY SPLA UNITS.
UN AERIAL RECON MISSION: (SUNDAY/ABC): "reconnaissance flight spotted groups of armed youths about 50 kilometers
(30 miles) northeast of Bor in an area called Padiang, said U.N.
spokesman Joe Contreras who said he did not immediately have an estimate
of numbers or a direction of travel."
"A U.N. helicopter spotted a group of armed youths 50 km (30 miles) from Bor but could not confirm their numbers.
army said rebels also advanced on Sunday to seize Mayom, a strategic
town some 90 km (55 miles) from Unity state capital Bentiu, the main
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