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

This first operation I'm referring to here, at that time we went almost close to Bangolo and there was an airstrip that we met there and there we met with stiff resistance from the French troops and later we received communication from Sam Bockarie and others that we should give way to the troop that we are fighting against because they were fighting us using helicopter gunships and armoured cars. They said those troops that we were attacking at that particular time, at that particular location close to Bangolo, were the French troops that came to evacuate their citizens from Man. So that resulted to our withdrawal from that point to Man.

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