Khartoum undertook an offensive supported by muraheleen Baggara militia. They advanced on Mankien and other locations controlled by Cmdr. Peter Gatdet.
Perpetrator: The GoS
Reference: HRW 2003, p 41, 56, 257; John Luk Jok, “The Political and Military Dynamics in Western Upper Nile,” South Sudan Post (Nairobi), May 2000, p 13