Pagak, 17 July 2017; Two sides of south Sudan warring parties have all claimed victory, on Sunday south Sudan army the SPLA claimed that its forces have surrounded the rebel stronghold Headquarters of Pagak, “they the rebels are in week position we besieged them, they have no logistics and so our forces decided to siege Pagak so that civilians could find an escaping route to refugee camps in Gambella, Ethiopia,” high profile military official told our correspondent in exclusive interview.
The government claim of moving closed to rebel stronghold of Pagak is however been refuted by the rebel military spokesperson, Brig. Gen William Gatjiath Deng, “I would like to assure you that the gallant forces of the SPLA-IO, are now doing great job in various front lines” said Brig Gen William in a message he send out to the supporters on Monday afternoon.
Brig William accused government allied commander Nhial Batoang and regime governor Bol Ruach for spreading rumors of lies. “The genocidal regime forces that lead by notorious commander Nhial Batoang and his fake Governor Bol Ruach Rom is now suffering and they are under the full control of the freedom fighters at Thocdeng”
Brig William urged supporters of what he called freedom fighters to dismiss and disregard those white lies, “Please denounce the white propaganda that merciless forces of Salva Kiir claimed to have approached and surrounded Pagak GHQs, by which forces should they be able to surround Pagak GHQs” he questioned.
He further said SPLA-IO has strong forces assembled in big numbers to counter attack the position of the stranded regime forces whose vehicles stacked in muddy for days. “The SPLA-IO forces are now assembled in big numbers in Thocdeng in order to dislodge this genocidal regime forces from their local trenches that they dug after they had learned that their cars wouldn't come out from the muddy soil of Wichluakjak”
He dismissed the ability of regime forces to set their foot to Pagak GHQs, he said Juba regime has lacks fighting forces, “This dead regime forces will not step foot to either Maiwut or Pagak GHQs. The Lion-heart commander Cdr. major General Khor Chuol Giet of Division five (5) shall never allow them to move forward or back” Brig Deng reassured the supporters.
Simon Kur Peter