Armed ViolenceNews

Terrorists Ambush, Kill 8 Gas Project Workers In Northern Mozambique

Armed men killed eight workers of a private construction firm working on the multi-billion-dollar gas project in northern Mozambique, the company said in a statement.

Fenix Constructions Service Lda, subcontracted by French oil giant, Total, said five armed men clad in military fatigues similar to those worn by the Mozambican government forces staged the attack.

“On Saturday June, 27, a vehicle belonging to Fenix Construction was attacked by five insurgents,” the company said on Sunday.

The attack occurred around 50km from the Total LNG site in Palma. On the same day, Islamist insurgents attacked the town of Mocimboa da Praia for the third time this year.

The attack has been described as the most violent attack since militants began their reign of terror on Cabo Delgado three years ago.

Since then, more that 1,100 peopl have been killed and more than 200,000 forced out of their homes.

Support Our Journalism

There are millions of ordinary people affected by conflict in Africa whose stories are missing in the mainstream media. HumAngle is determined to tell those challenging and under-reported stories, hoping that the people impacted by these conflicts will find the safety and security they deserve.

To ensure that we continue to provide public service coverage, we have a small favour to ask you. We want you to be part of our journalistic endeavour by contributing a token to us.

Your donation will further promote a robust, free, and independent media.

Donate Here

Of course, we want our exclusive stories to reach as many people as possible and would appreciate it if you republish them. We only ask that you properly attribute to HumAngle, generally including the author's name, a link to the publication and a line of acknowledgement. Contact us for enquiries or requests.

Contact Us

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Translate »