Maputo, May 29 (AFP) Ten people including children were beheaded in a village in northern Mozambique in a weekend attack blamed on suspected Islamists, local sources said today. Also Read - Death by Mosquito Bite Isn't an Accident, Says Supreme Court While Giving Judgement Related to Insurance Payout

The attack occurred in Monjane, a village not far from Palma, a small town gearing up to be the country’s new natural gas hub. Also Read - Cyclone Idai: UNICEF Urges International Community to Provide Assistance to Children

“We were informed about this tragedy,” Palma’s administrator David Machimbuko told AFP, with the information also confirmed by a local religious leader, who blamed Islamists. (AFP) KIS KIS Also Read - Death Toll Hits 417 in Mozambique Floods After Cyclone Idai Lashed Southern Africa

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