Militants in Mozambique could be Tanzanian

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Tanzanian police have been put on high alert after concerns were raised that youth were travelling to northern Mozambique to join the Islamic militants there.

Mozambique has been grappling with terror attacks on civilians by the militia group, which spiralled in Cabo Delgado Province last October. About 150 people have been killed since then.

Further reports indicate that the Mocimboa da Praia attackers forced local people to observe Sharia law and banned consumption of alcohol.

Tanzanian Inspector General of Police Simon Sirro said the people attacking civilians in northern Mozambique are from Tanzania, and that they pose a security threat to the country if they return.

The IGP said that although Tanzania is prepared to deal with any threats, it should also…

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