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Mozambique: Dozens dead after militant assault

Dozens of people are dead following an assault on the town of Palma in northern Mozambique.

Mozambique: Dozens dead after militant assault

Mozambique: Dozens dead after militant assault photo credit: express.co.uk

Dozens of people are dead following an assault on the town of Palma in northern Mozambique.

Islamist militants

Seven people were killed trying to escape a siege on a hotel, while hundreds of others were reportedly rescued.

The area as been under attack by Islamist militants since Wednesday with witnesses describing hiding and waiting to be rescued by boat, on a beach strewn with headless bodies.

This insurgency has been taking place since 2017.

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