Total suspends work on $20 billion gas project in northern Mozambique, saying it "can no longer operate in the Cabo Delgado province in a safe and efficient manner."
Palma was taken in a coordinated attack on March 24. Commander Chongo Vidigal, leader of military operations to regain control of Palma, told state television TVM the area was "safe."
More than 8,000 people were displaced, dozens killed and many more are still missing following a coordinated attack on the town of Palma on March 24.
Dozens of people were killed, more than 8,000 displaced and many missing after militants besieged Palma on March 24, ransacking buildings and beheading residents.
UN says so far 5,300 displaced people registered in different districts of northern Cabo Delgado province, home to simmering insurgency linked to Daesh since 2017.
Hundreds of shaken survivors of the March 24 Daesh attack in Palma have streamed into the neighbouring town of Mueda and provincial capital Pemba, where they arrived via boat, foot and plane.
Dozens of people are still unaccounted for following a deadly attack in Cabo Delgado province's Palma town even as thousands of survivors are being evacuated to provincial capital Pemba, sources say.
Militants ambushed the town in Cabo Delgado province on Wednesday and have now seized its control after government forces withdrew, security sources say.
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