SADC troops pile pressure as fresh Moz atrocities emerge

BDF troops readying for Mozambique deployment PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE
BDF troops readying for Mozambique deployment PIC: KENNEDY RAMOKONE

SADC troops in Mozambique are bubbling with confidence as they make more advances into conflict torn Cabo Delgado with military authorities eager to make the most of the three-month extension of deployment granted by regional leaders recently.

However, reports from the troubled province in that country indicate that as they are squeezed out of areas they used to control, the rebels are committing more atrocities against civilians as well mounting bold, sporadic attacks.

Earlier this week, Mozambican and South African media reported that seven people had been found decapitated in Mucojo, a town in the coastal district of the Cabo Delgado province. One of the victims was reportedly a three-year old child. Aid agencies and media also reported that the terrorists have set up makeshift roadblocks using tree trunks on key routes in the area and have even launched attacks for food, while killing residents.

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Something ought to be done about deadly A3 Road

The accident which happened near Marapong village comes after yet another horrific accident which claimed 16 lives in July last year near Hubona. These stats don’t include other accidents where fatalities were not as many as the two.While several factors may have contributed to the two accidents and many others, many believe the biggest with that road is the bad state that the road is in. Unconfirmed reports in the most recent accident state...

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