Mozambican police announced Wednesday that defense and security forces have been deployed in the northern and central regions where deadly attacks were recently reported.

“Several unities of the Defense and Security Forces were deployed to the northern regions in Cabo Delgado and to Manica and Sofala provinces to reinforce the operation lines already in place to fight and neutralize the criminals,” police spokesperson Orlando Madumane told the press.

The spokesperson said that recent attacks have resulted in the deaths of two police agents and three civilians.

“Four individuals are currently under police custody with strong evidences indicating their involvement in the criminal acts,” said the spokesperson.

Meanwhile, the police assured that it remains safe to travel in the national highways number 1 and number 6, where the attacks occurred, as the patrol has been intensified in order to discourage attacks. Enditem


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