Appr six km NE of Nhialdiu
15 February, 2002
GoS troops, bombers and gun-ships, the latter who spotted a SPLA ambush. Around 100+ Arab horsemen supported by the MI-24 gun-ships attacked the SPLA positions. Over 50 horses were killed and many others wounded. 8 T-55 tanks attacked the SPLA. Heavy casualties on both sides.
Perpetrator: GoS inl approx 100+ mounted Arab horsemen, SPLA
Reference: Frank Norbury, “Playing God in Hell, Field Report from Sudan, Western Upper Nile Area,” ICI Foundation, February 28, 2002, pp 2-3