- Alayna Robertson, Mennke VIII Correspondent writes:
WAR in Mennke VIII between Pirates and Fragged
Hostilities continue on Mennke VIII where forces have been engaged since 08/03/2019 at 19:41 in a massive conflict for control. The death toll has reached 10,994 dead and numerous more wounded on both sides of this horrific engagement.
The battle, which includes forces from Pirates fighting against elements of Fragged, has seen 98 units destroyed and over 1 facilities left in ruin. The GTC has predicted a massive strain on the economy of Mennke VIII due to this conflict. However, sources within the GTC indicate that all trade routes are still intact.
Citizens of Mennke VIII are feeling the pressure of the clash as 56,060 jobs have been removed from the economy due to damaged facilities and 0 homes have been demolished. Some citizens have begun the process of fleeing Mennke VIII while others are determined to weather the onslaught. One citizen stated, "This is our home. I was here when we made planetfall and saw the first cornerstones of this colony established."