Sun. Jul 14th, 2024

Rwandan troops deployed to help fight insurgents in northern Mozambique say they have discovered a stockpile of weapons and ammunition hidden by jihadists.

The Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) posted a tweet with pictures of weapons and ammunition which it said jihadists had hidden in Mbau in Mocimboa da Praia district.

Social embed from twitterReportReport this social embed, make a complaintThe stockpile includes hundreds of weapons ranging from small arms to rockets, as well as ammunition and shells.They are said to have been hidden by the Islamist Insurgents as the RDF pursued and dislodged them from their strongholds in the area.

Cabo Delgado province has experienced jihadist attacks since 2017, which have so far displaced about a million people and caused the deaths of around 4,000 others.

By Joy

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