Maputo — A bunch of 21 individuals (15 ladies and six early life), kidnapped by the islamist terrorists working within the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado can now return to their homes on Matemo island, after being rescued by the defence and security forces.
In accordance with a file in Thursday’s location of the fair newsheet “Carta de Mocambique”, they were captured precise through a terrorist attack in opposition to Matemo on 6 January.
Their captors frail them to transport items looted from the local populations, and took them to Macomia district on the mainland.
One of the precious rescued ladies, Maisha Ambasse, acknowledged “there maintain been about 30 terrorists who took us from Matemo to Olumboa (a village on the mainland). When we got there, they acknowledged they were going to make a selection us to Mocimboa da Praia, to appear in a madrassa (a Koranic school)”.
But ahead of that would occur, a authorities helicopter arrived to rescue the hostages. “We’re grateful that the helicopter saved us”, acknowledged Ambasse. “In every other case by now we would be in Mocimboa da Praia”.
The Traditional Commander of the Mozambican police, Bernadino Rafael, acknowledged the defence forces knew the effect the terrorists were, and launched what he known as a “neat attack” to rescue the hostages
He acknowledged the authorities forces frail airplane to apply the terrorists and their hostages till they were about 5 kilometres from Macomia town. They then launched the attack which culminated within the liberate of the hostages,
“They’ll return to their group in Matemo which is now free from any terrorist presence”, acknowledged Rafael.