A heavy explosion of artilleries heard in Kenyi and Loka west of Lainya County in Yei River State.  
Occurred in Kenyi, Loka west Lainya County, South Sudan on August 23, 2019, at 8:36 PM
Reported by anonymous via SMS on August 23, 2019, at 9:38 PM in Ocea B, Uganda
Also heard by 1 other(s)

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Fierce fighting has erupted between the South Sudan army and rebel soldiers loyal to General Thomas Cirilo Swaka in Kenyi and Loka west. A number of solders from both sides were confirmed dead while 6 other youths around Loka west were arrested and taken and their whereabouts remains unknown
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Ocea B, Uganda anonymous SMS 23-Aug-2019 @ 9:38 PM
Uganda anonymous SMS 23-Aug-2019 @ 2:39 PM
August 23, 2019 | 2:52 PM | anonymous
MODERATOR Several stalk holders, News websites and journalist has confirmed there was fighting between the South Sudan’s People Defence Force (SSPDF) and the rebels allied to Gen Thomas Cyrillo of the National Salvation Front (NAS) in Loka West and Kenyi Payam of Lainya County last Sunday and Wednesday that has resulted to the displacement of dozens of civilians in the combat zone.