At least 20 killed in attacks at Mozambique province: NGO

Soldiers from the Mozambican army patrol Mocimboa da Praia, Mozambique, on March 7, 2018, following an attack by suspected Islamists. 

Photo credit: Adrien Barbier | Getty Images | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Cabo Delgado boasts of gold, tourmaline and many other minerals, and multinationals Exxon Mobil and Total engage in oil and natural gas projects there.
  • The Mozambique government and the UN say at least 300,000 have been displaced due to conflict in Cabo Delgado and that between 1,000 and 2,000 people have been killed.

At least 20 people were killed in fresh attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province, an NGO said Sunday in a report.

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