MAPUTO, Sept 8 (NNN-IRIN) – Mozambican President, Filipe Nyusi, said yesterday that, six people were beheaded and another three were kidnapped by terrorists, who attacked several villages in Erati and Memba districts, in the northern province of Nampula, over previous days.
Nyusi was speaking in the southern city of Xai-Xai, at celebrations marking “Victory Day.”
Nyusi said, the terrorists causing panic in Nampula are those that were driven away by the Defence and Security Forces in the neighbouring province of Cabo Delgado.
One of the attackers was captured, leading to five arrests, said the president.
“The Defence and Security Forces continue to be committed to the task of defending the territorial integrity and are doing everything with the help of their partners, for the rapid re-establishment of peace and security in those regions,” said Nyusi.
He also announced that 40 more terrorists have surrendered to the authorities, in the Cabo Delgado districts of Palma, Mocimboa da Praia, and Nangade.
Source: Nam News Network