Fear Grips Locals As Attacks Continue in Northern Mozambique

Insurgents have been launching violent attacks on civilians in the northern province of Cabo Delgado since October 2017, resulting in at least 2,000 people displaced, nearly 300 people killed, and more than 1,000 properties destroyed. The purpose of the insurgency is to set up an independent state, guided by "radical islamism", according to the Provincial Attorney's Office.

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