Mozambique: up to 60 missing after insurgents attack convoy

Mozambique: up to 60 missing after insurgents attack convoy

The Guardian

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Seven confirmed dead and several more injured after assault on Palma, near a large gas project

As many as 60 people – mostly foreign citizens – are unaccounted for following a deadly ambush on their convoy by Islamist militants in northern Mozambique.

According to recordings of security calls reviewed by the Guardian describing the aftermath of the attack, only seven vehicles in a convoy of 17 made it to safety after the attack on Friday, with seven confirmed dead and many injured in the recovered vehicles. Everyone in the other vehicles is assumed dead.

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