Mossurize (Mozambique) (AIM) – A woman holding a four-month-old baby was shot dead on Sunday when gunmen from the Mozambican opposition party Renamo opened fire on a car in the central province of Manica.
Source: Woman murdered in latest Renamo ambush – The Zimbabwean 17.5.2016
The vehicle was driving between Espungabera and Chiurairue in the district of Mossurize when it came under attack. The baby was unharmed.
The spokesperson for the Manica Provincial Police Command, Leonardo Colher, confirmed that the attack on a private transport vehicle had taken place and that the police were pursuing the ambushers. Colher called on people living in the area to assist the police in tracking down those that were sowing terror in the district.
At the end of April, the police denied that Renamo gunmen are active in Mossurize following rumours that Renamo burnt down a police post in Chaiva locality and the premises of the Chiurairue administrative post.