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
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...