July 8, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– At around 8:00 pm two cars from the guards of the FVP Dr. Riek Machar Teny took food to the soldiers guarding the office of the FVP Dr. Riek Machar Teny. The two cars, after dropping food, were driving back to Jebel Site area.
The services car of the house of FVP Dr. Riek Machar Teny with only one driver was stopped by SPLA Military Police. The driver alerted the other car that his car was stopped by the SPLA.
The other car stopped and the soldiers came out of the car and informed the SPLA Military Intelligent that the car they are searching belongs to the FVP Dr. Riek Machar Teny together with this car and the soldiers are also guards of FVP Dr. Riek Machar Teny.
The officer leading the SPLA Military Intelligent who stopped the car ordered his soldiers to “arrest all” and immediately the SPLA Military Intelligent responded by advancing to arrest and the SPLA IO started to pull back to their cars. All of a sudden the SPLA Military Intelligent fired at the SPLA IO soldiers.
The shotout started there. 2 SPLA IO soldiers were wounded. 1 SPLA Military Intelligent were wounded soldier and 4 SPLA Soldiers killed.
In another note, President Salva Kiir Mayardit and First Vice President Dr. Riek Machar Teny at around 8:50 pm talked on the phone and agreed to appeal for calm and ordered the Generals from both sides to stop this incident.
The incident so far is contained. Moreover, in another incident, at around 9:00 pm near the USA Embassy Residence at the Airport Road a USA Embassy Bullet proof car with 7 Diplomats inside was sprayed with 50 rounds of bullets by the SPLA Soldiers. The Diplomats survived because of the car being armoured.
End of report.