Sudan rebels lose main base
Wednesday 15 July 1992
Torit was strategically important because it was a supply route for the rebels, with a runway and a land route to Kenya.
In Nairobi, an SPLA spokesman, Garang Deng, confirmed that government troops had captured the guerrillas' headquarters. 'We withdrew our forces from Torit yesterday and we have laid siege to it. The government forces will be annihilated,' he said.
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