Ferry brings 1,200 survivors of Isis Mozambique massacre to safety

Ferry brings 1,200 survivors of Isis Mozambique massacre to safety

The Guardian

.

.
.
.

Boat docks in Pemba carrying those rescued from Islamic State insurgency in north of country

A boat carrying 1,200 survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic State-linked insurgents in northern Mozambique has reached safety in the port of Pemba, some of them crying on arrival after spending days hiding in the bush.

Aid workers were at the port to give food to those disembarking the ferry, while police and soldiers controlled crowds of people excited to see relatives rescued during the attack that began last week in Palma, a Reuters reporter at the port said.

Continue reading…