IS terror group in Moz is getting manpower, money from SA: Hawks

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IS terror group in Moz is getting manpower, money from SA: Hawks

Joburg father pleaded with son not to fight with Islamic insurgency with ‘scores of South Africans’ in its ranks

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The Hawks are investigating the involvement of South Africans in an insurgency in northern Mozambique.

The area has recently seen apparent Islamic State-backed fighters capture Mocimboa da Praia, the main port in the heart of the country’s vast offshore gas fields, where $60bn (about R1-trillion) in projects are at risk.

Hawks spokesperson Capt Lloyd Ramovha told Times Select their investigation would look at various aspects of support the insurgency was allegedly receiving from South Africans...

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