SA spies bust in Mozambique

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The team only returned home safely following intervention from Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo, who learnt belatedly that the Mozambican security counterparts were not happy. Photo: Kopano Tlape
The team only returned home safely following intervention from Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo, who learnt belatedly that the Mozambican security counterparts were not happy. Photo: Kopano Tlape

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South African spooks were caught and left stranded for nine days in Maputo in Mozambique following a failed State Security Agency (SSA) operation targeting insurgents in Cabo Delgado at the height of the terrorist attacks in that country earlier this year.

City Press has learnt that the four operatives had their passports and equipment, including drones, confiscated in Maputo, and lost contact with the SSA.

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