The government of South Sudan has accused the UNMISS of targeting SPLA on the 11th during fighting.
On the 10th of July, rebels forces had overran the checkpoint on Yei-Juba Road.
The statement partly read, “United Nations forces target Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) soldiers advancing to recaptured their post from SPLA-IO and destroyed two T-72 tanks and killed several SPLA soldiers.”
According to the National Courier, many soldiers who survived the UN attacks and took part in the fighting. They corroborated the reports.
UNMISS refused to comment on the matter.
The wrangles between UNMISS and the Juba government cost former chief Ellen Johnson her job.