The Washington Post

Mozambique militants kill Italian nun, behead 6 people:


At least six people were beheaded and an Italian nun killed Tuesday by Islamic Statelinke­d fighters in Mozambique’s Nampula province, authoritie­s said Wednesday. Speaking in the resort town of Xai-xai, north of the capital, Maputo, President Filipe Nyusi said the insurgents committed the killings as they fled troops from Mozambique, Rwanda and the Southern African Developmen­t Community sent to fight them.

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