New Rebel Group Attacked SPLA Convoy in Western Equatoria State!
Updated at 3:30Am, May 21st, 2015(PST)May 21, 2015(Nyamilepedia) — Military sources of the independent Revolutionary Movement for National Salvation (REMNASA), an equatorian front, allege to have attacked a military convoy of SPLA [Juba] in Mvolo County of Western Equatoria yesterday.
According to the recently appointed spokesman of REMNASA, Col. John Sunday, the attack destroyed two vehicles, and left at least one fighter dead, a report that is yet to be independently verified.
“The intrepid forces of the Revolutionary Movement for National Salvation (REMNASA) yesterday on 19th, May 2015; successful launched an attack on SPLA convoy on Rumbek Road, between Mbara and Meyewe in Mvolo County, Western Equatorial State; destroyed two vehicles, a Toyota Land Cruiser and a Fuso truck carrying military supplies, living a soldier dead and injuring several others.” Col. John Sunday said.
The independent military wing of REMNASA warns civilians to refrain from boarding military vehicles in the states.
“We would like to caution civilians to refrain from boarding military vehicles so as not to sabotage their security.” Sunday said.
According to Col. John Sunday, who responses from the Central Africa Republic, the new rebel group does not fight or attack civilians but fight on their behalf to install democracy, eradicate corruption, provide social services and to restore nationalism in the country.
“REMNASA will continue to adapt to all options, to bring about the meaningful regime change; for installation of national democratic government of the people for enhancement of sustainable democracy, national unity, peace and development.” Sunday concludes.
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