At quiet rebel base, plotting an assult against South Sudan’s oil fields

by Jacey Fortin

NASIR, South Sudan — There are only four bullets in the rifle that Liep Wiyual plans to use against government troops on the front lines in South Sudan.

“When I go to fight, I will get more bullets,” he said. For rebel fighters like him, rushing onto battlefields to seize weapons and ammunition from the enemy is a common practice.