At least 12 dead in suspected Mozambique Islamist attack: police source

2018-11-25 14:01
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Twelve people have been killed in a suspected Islamist attack in northern Mozambique, with thousands of villagers fleeing the area into neighbouring Tanzania, police sources said on Sunday.

Early on Friday, "there was an attack in Nangane district, where there are no security patrols. The attackers killed 12 people, mostly women and children", a police source in Cabo Delgado province, who asked not to be named, told AFP.

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