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11 Nov 2020 | 05:50 AM UTC

Malawi: Foreign nationals killed in violent robbery attack in Karonga November 10

One Malawian and two foreign nationals killed in apparent business robbery in Karonga on November 10; remain vigilant and monitor situation

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Event

One Malawian and two Chinese nationals were killed in a violent attack in Karonga (Northern Region) on Tuesday, November 10. It is believed that the victims were killed in an armed robbery; however, the violent nature of the incident suggests that other personal disputes may also have motivated the attack.

Security operations are likely in the area in the near term.

Advice

Those in Karonga are advised to remain vigilant and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

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