October 12-19, 2001
The SPLA claimed to have killed 429 Sudanese soldiers during attacks on Pariang and Bentiu towns in Upper Nile (Block 1) and Fom al-Zaraf in Fangak County (Block 5A). The governor claimed that the SPLA had killed seven people in this attack on the capital.
Perpetrator: The SPLA
Reference: HRW 2003, p 287; “SPLA says it killed 429 Sudanese soldiers in attacks on oilfields,” AFP, Cairo, October 21, 2001