MOZAMBIQUE’S MILITARY REGAIN CONTROL OF COASTAL TOWN OF PALMA, MORE THAN ONE WEEK AFTER RAID BY MILITANT ISLAMISTS.
Written by wave FM on April 5, 2021
Mozambique’s military say they have regained full control of the coastal town of Palma, more than a week after it was raided by militant Islamists.
An army spokesman said a “significant” number of militants were killed in the counter-offensive,.
Meanwhile, government-owned radio reported that residents who had fled were starting to return – some to homes that were looted.
It may interest you to know that dozens of civilians were killed and at least 11,000 displaced after the militants invaded Palma on 24 March
Edited by George Ukaegbu