Thanks to people in the Diocese of Salisbury for mentioning this source of news, Nyamilepedia, which I had never seen before. The story "Heavy Fighting in Greater Mundri" offers extensive detail on the SPLA attacks in Moruland.
The story's explanation of reasons for the SPLA's attacks are as follows:
I´m asked to put this on Lui network. (Madeleine)
Marie Körner just spoken with Lillian (first on Scype and then over the phone). Lillian is in Kampala. It's really bad news. Dinka soldiers armed with many weapons have moved along the road from Juba and west and shot at civilians, destroyed and looted. In Jambo and Buaji they surprised the population, and even churches which were built by Samaritan Purse was destroyed. At Lanyi did the locals resisted and there was heavy fighting but…Continue
Added by Cynthia Rapp on September 17, 2015 at 9:59pm — No Comments
Lillian tells me that there was heavy shooting in Lui all day today. She and Stephen are safe, and as far as she knows, the church's buildings are safe too. But everyone has fled to the bush, so nobody is left to ask now.
Yesterday Jambo saw a similar attack. (Jambo is the large town south of Lui just before you enter Rokon Diocese on the way to Juba.) A lot of people from the church in Mideh, which is by Jambo, had their houses burned down in this most recent…Continue