SPLA-N and SAF Clash South of Kadugli, Both Sides Claim Heavy Casualties
On the early morning of January 11, 2013 SPLA-N forces conducted an offensive against Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) located in Al Hamra and Lahamar, just 15km south of the state capital, Kadugli. Both SPLA-N and SAF claim heavy causalities on their opponent's side. Nuba Reports journalist, Ahmed Khatir was able to get close to the front lines and report that SPLA-N entered the town of Lahamar at mid-day and left the town later that day leaving neither side occupying the town. The region remains tense as the past 2 months have seen heavy fighting around Kadugli.