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FADM attack, assault & occupy "CATUPA", one of the main bases of the terrorists located inside the forests of #Macomia district, in #CaboDelgado
Indications show that the Leader of the Military Wing, Bin Omar, lived in that base after being expelled from #Mbau in 2021
In the Operation, the FDS, #Rwanda and #SAMIM inflicted several loses to the insurgents, various were captured with weapons, military uniforms or other war materials
The Catupa Operational Base was led by Sheik Assan & operated by Abu Surat better known as Bonomade Machude Omar or Ibn Omar
During the attack, the terrorist leader "Sheik Assane" & one of his bodyguards were shot down while Abu Surat managed to escape
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@Mozambique ⁩: Armed jihadist claiming allegiance & support to #ISIS launched coordinated attacks in 3 groups to take over #Macomia town & surrounding villages. Simultaneous attacks began in the early morning of 28 May 2020 with a group of about 120 – 150 insurgents (conti)
About 120 – 150 insurgents, attacked the town with vehicles, including captured YangJin YJ2080C Defender Protected Assault Vehicle - A 4x4 vehicle equipped with a W85 heavy machine gun (12.7 x 108mm). The #FADM military was overwhelmed and forced to withdraw.
The jihadist hoisted the ISIS white flags in the #Macomia city centre. Macomia town is some 160km north of the town of Pemba & is on the main road (N380) that connects the north & south of #Cabo #Delgado.
Jihadist are exploiting the strategic weakness of Mozambique in East Africa
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