Sunday, December 29, 2013

SOUTH SUDAN: INSECT REPELLANT ARMY BUGS OUT

TO: FIELD CMDR
FROM: MILBUR HQ
SUBJ: NUER "WHITE ARMY" RETREATS

BREAKDOWN:

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."

(REUTERS//SUNDAY):  
"A U.N. helicopter spotted a group of armed youths 50 km (30 miles) from Bor but could not confirm their numbers.
The 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 rebel stronghold."


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