The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia. More…

Like I said, we were unable to dislodge the ECOMOG. From the time we left Lunsar, apart from Masiaka, it was at Four Mile that we met - we found out that fighting had taken place there. The next place was Hastings. That was where the ECOMOG soldiers were based and we could not have just passed through. Fighting had to go on. There was some shooting for some hours, but because of the river that was around the town, except the main road, there was no other route to use to enter Hastings and we were not able to enter Hastings.

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