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26 Dec 2019 | 02:41 PM UTC

Mozambique: Violent attacks on vehicles reported in Sofala and Manica provinces December 26

US diplomatic authorities advise caution due to reports of violent attacks on vehicles in Sofala and Manica provinces December 26

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Event

US diplomatic authorities issued a Security Alert on Thursday, December 26, warning of violent attacks on vehicles traveling through Sofala and Manica provinces. Recent attacks targeting trucks and buses have reportedly resulted in multiple casualties, particularly on the EN1 between Chibabava and Gorongosa, and along the EN6 between Chimoio in Manica and Tica in Sofala.

Further attacks on vehicles traveling through Sofala and Manica provinces are possible in the coming days and weeks.

Advice

Individuals in the affected areas are advised to remain vigilant, report any suspicious objects or behavior, and follow all instructions issued by the local authorities.