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Mozambique jihadi violence spreads despite military effort

Oct. 16, 2022 03:12 AM EDT

NANJUA, Mozambique (AP) — Fleeing beheadings, shootings, rapes and kidnappings, nearly 1 million people are displaced by the Islamic extremist insurgency in northern Mozambique. The 5-year wave of jihadi violence in Cabo Delgado province has killed more than 4,000 people and...

Mozambique's jihadis spread into most populous province

Sep. 12, 2022 12:27 PM EDT

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Extremists allied with the Islamic State group have spread their attacks further south into Mozambique's most populous province, Nampula, including an assault on a Catholic mission in which an Italian nun was among those killed. The extremists first struck...