War broke out in Aweil state between the SSPDF and the forces loyal to former South Sudan’s chief of staff turned rebel Gen Paul Malong deteriorating the security in Juba.  
Occurred in Aweil state, South Sudan on August 24, 2019, at 2:16 PM
Reported by anonymous via SMS on August 24, 2019, at 2:51 PM in Tika zone, Uganda
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Tika zone, Uganda anonymous SMS 24-Aug-2019 @ 2:51 PM
Tika zone, Uganda anonymous SMS 24-Aug-2019 @ 7:52 AM
August 24, 2019 | 4:13 PM | anonymous
MODERATOR War broke out between South Sudan’s army and forces loyal to the former South Sudanese chief of staff Gen Paul Malong Awan in Aweil East. The battle lasted for 2 hours ended with the forces of Paul Malong Capturing War-Ayen garrison of brigade 16 of division 3 commander. However, we could not establish the number of causalities from both sides