Militants Burn Down Villages in Latest Mozambique Attack

Hundreds of families fled their villages after members of an armed Islamist group burned down their homes in night attacks. The gas-rich north of the country has seen at least 39 people killed and the displacement of more than 1,000 since May 2018, according to Human Rights Watch.



  • Mozambique:   Terrorists Burn Down 44 Houses

    AIM, 18 June 2018

    The terrorist group, known locally as "Al Shabaab", last Thursday attacked the village of Ibu, in Macomia district, in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, where they… Read more »

Photo: HRW

Aisha, a resident of Naunde, said that on June 5, she woke up at 2 a.m. hearing gunshots and people screaming.

  • Mozambique:   Armed Groups Burn Villages

    HRW, 19 June 2018

    Attacks by armed groups in Mozambique’s northern province of Cabo Delgado have killed at least 39 people and displaced more than 1,000 since May 2018. Hundreds of families… Read more »

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