Dozens of ‘defenceless’ civilians killed in Mozambique attack
Al Jazeera, 29 Mar 2021
Mozambique's military says dozens of civilians have been killed in a five-day siege, including seven who tried to flee from a hotel in the northern town of Palma.
A military spokesman says hundreds of other people – locals and foreigners – were rescued from the town which is a logistics hub for international gas projects in Cabo Delgado province where fighting is still ongoing.
A three-year conflict in northern Mozambique has displaced about 670,000 people, according to the United Nations.
Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports.
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