Jihadist attacks displace tens of thousands in Mozambique

Namapa (Mozambique) (AFP) – A throng of displaced people wait for humanitarian aid in the town of Namapa after having fled from northern Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado, a region where tens of thousands have been driven from their homes by a wave of jihadist attacks. Mozambique has been battling an insurgency since October 2017 when fighters — since proclaimed to be affiliated with the Islamic State group — attacked coastal areas in gas-rich Cabo Delgado, close to the Tanzanian border.


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