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Fighting continues after SPLA withdrawal

Bonifacio Taban
Despite calls by the international community, demanding Sudan and South Sudan to refrain from hostilities, the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) continue to carry out air and ground attacks in Unity State.
24.04.2012  |  Bentiu
SPLA soldiers in Unity State are ready to fight according to Paul Mac Bol (23.04.2012).
SPLA soldiers in Unity State are ready to fight according to Paul Mac Bol (23.04.2012).

Deputy SPLA Intelligence, Paul Mac Bol (23.04.2012/Bonifacio Taban).The Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) confirmed its total withdrawal from Heglig last Saturday, as demanded by the United Nations (UN) and the African Union (AU).

The withdrawal followed heavy clashes with the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) in the disputed and oil-rich area last week.

As Bonifacio Taban reports from Bentiu, fighting continues in Unity State, despite the withdrawal: