Islamic State Claims Deadly Attack On Northern Mozambique Town. Dozens Killed. Thousands Flee

Al-Shabab, an ISIS-affiliated jihadi group, has made gains in Cabo Delgado, the northeast of Mozambique, and seized the strategic port of Mocimboa da Praia in August before the latest attack in Palma
France 24: Islamic State group claims control of northern Mozambique town of Palma
The Islamic State group said Monday it had seized the coastal town of Palma in northern Mozambique, after days of fighting.
“The caliphate’s soldiers seize the strategic town of Palma” following a three-day attack against military and government targets that killed dozens, the group said in a statement on its Telegram channels.
The jihadist group’s claim came after thousands of survivors of coordinated jihadist attacks in the town fled on boats to the provincial capital, Pemba, according to sources in the city.
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More News On The Islamic State Claiming Control Of The Coastal Town Of Palma
Islamic State claims deadly attack on northern Mozambique town — Reuters
Mozambique: Thousands flee besieged Palma by boats — Al Jazeera
British ex-cop grabs AK-47 and kills two ISIS Islamists to escape five-day assault on Mozambique gas city: Another Briton is killed and others missing as jihadis seize town and behead victims — Daily Mail
Mozambique: Dozens killed as militants seize town for fifth day, Total halts LNG operations — DW
Islamist Insurgents Kill Dozens In Attack On Natural Gas Complex In Mozambique — NPR
Foreigners and locals among dozens killed in Mozambique terror attack — CNN
Mozambique: up to 60 missing after insurgents attack convoy — The Guardian
ISIS-linked militants seize Mozambique town, forcing thousands to flee, including workers on major gas project — CBS
South African Adrian Nel killed in Mozambique jihadist attack — BBC
'Total chaos': survivors tell of insurgent attack in Mozambique — The GuardianOriginal Article

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