Bentiu and surrounding areas

On or around October 20, 1999

Shelling in Bentiu and surrounding areas. Cmdr. Peter Gatdet´s forces, aligned with SPLA,  bombarded Bentiu on October 21st according to Aktbilaga 640.

Perpetrator: Peter Gatdet´s forces
Reference: HRW 2003, p 243; WFP, “Sudan Bulletin No. 108: 10-16 October 1999” Rome, October 16, 1999; “Talisman Says Sudan Fighting Not Affecting Oil Flow” Reuters, October 21, 1999; Alfred Taban, “Sudan Town Shelled by Renegade Militia,” October 21, 1999; Aktbilaga 640, p 95

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