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Mozambique: 57 dead

Islamist militants murdered at least 57 people and damaged a church building in a spate of attacks in early April.

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Damage to the church in Muambula village

Militants operating in Cabo Delgado left five dead in Quirimba – an island off the northern coast. One person was shot, another was burned alive, and three drowned as they tried to escape. About 60 people were taken hostage, but released later the same day.