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Mozambique: Tanzania Military Mobilizes Against Insurgents

(20/89, 02.NOV - Maputo, Lisbon) Islamic-inspired armed cells active in the province of Cabo Delgado carried out in recent weeks c. 6 attacks on targets in Tanzanian territory, 4 of which in the last week of OCT. The most serious, 19.OCT, targeted the Mtwara region in southern Tanzania, c. 60 kms north of the village of Palma (AM 1271). As determined, the escalation led the Government of PR JOHN MAGUFULI to mobilize troops and artillery to the region. READ MORE