Maritime security and the Cabo Delgado insurgency

Written by Justin Cronje

When Mozambican insurgents known as Al-Sunna captured the port of Mocimboa da Praia in early September this year it meant the ISIS-inspired group added a maritime dimension to the conflict in northern Mozambique.

By controlling the port and making the coastline insecure, the group that has killed over 1 000 people and displaced over 250 000 can now prevent and counter maritime operations against it.

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Source: defenceweb.co.za

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