A Press Release on the Helicopter Forced-Landing in the Liberated Areas:
An SPLA-N anti-air unit forced a helicopter to land in the liberated areas in Nuba Mountains. The helicopter was flying over an intense war zone, and where the Sudan airforce is conducting continuous areal bombardments against the civilian and military targets. Six of the helicopter team claim to be working with the WFP are safe and unhurt. If it turns out that they WFP staff and no relation with the Sudan government, the SPLM-N is ready for their immediate release.
SPLM-N Delegation Spkesperson
26th January 2015