Rwandan forces say seized control of Mozambique port from jihadists

AFP , Sunday 8 Aug 2021

Rwandan forces deployed last month to help Mozambique's army battle jihadists said they had recaptured control of the key northern port of Mocimboa da Praia from the extremist militants

Rwandan forces deployed last month to help Mozambique's army battle jihadists said Sunday they had recaptured control of the key northern port of Mocimboa da Praia from the extremist militants.

"The port city of Mocimboa da Praia, a major stronghold of the insurgency for more than two years has been captured by Rwandan and Mozambican security forces," the Rwandan Defence Forces said in a tweet. q

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