Mozambique Battles For Strategic Port Captured By Insurgents

Security in the Mozambican province of Cabo Delgo has deterioriated following insurgents attacks on the strategic port of Mocimboa da Praia.The port and town have faced fierce clashes between the insurgents and Mozambican security forces. The port reportedly has been overrun, but Defence Minister Jaime Neto on Thursday said the attack had been repulsed by government forces. Since 2017, militants have been carrying out attacks that have killed more than 1,000 people and displaced over 210,000 others, according to the UN.


A map of Mozambique, showing Mocimboa da Praia.

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