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Rampaging Moz militants seize SA resorts as offensive looms


Rampaging Moz militants seize SA resorts as offensive looms

These islands are now under siege as insurgents cut off vital supply roads to international gas firms’ facilities

Senior reporter

In a series of deadly attacks a string of Mozambican islands, several of which are home to luxury SA tourist resorts, have been taken over by heavily armed insurgents.

Since 2017, Ahlu Sunnah Wa-Jamo, which is believed to be supported by the Islamic State group, has been carrying out violent attacks in the country’s mineral- and gas-rich northern province of Cabo Delgado.

Last month, in a major victory, the insurgents took over the strategic port of Mocimboa da Praia...

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