'Running to save my life' - Mozambique attack survivors tell of horror


  • World
  • Saturday, 03 Apr 2021

FILE PHOTO: People, who fled an attack claimed by Islamic State-linked insurgents on the town of Palma, look on as aid workers consult a person at a displacement centre in Pemba, Mozambique, April 2, 2021. REUTERS/Emidio Jozine

PEMBA (Reuters) - Luisa Jose, a 52-year-old mother of five, says she came face-to-face with Islamic State-linked insurgents when they attacked the gas hub town of Palma in northern Mozambique 10 days ago.

"I was running to save my life ... they were coming from every street," she told Reuters from a stadium in the port city of Pemba housing some of the thousands who fled the violence.

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