Renamo gunmen kill six Cheringoma

Maputo (AM) – Gunmen from the opposition party Renamo on Friday killed six people when they ambushed a car at Nangue, in the district of Cheringoma, in the central Mozambican province of Sofala.

renamo34The gunmen shot at the car and brought it to a standstill. The vehicle was then set on fire with the six occupants still inside.

According to police spokesperson Daniel Macuacua, the car was driving between Marromeu and Caia when it was attacked. He added that, by the time that the police arrived on the scene, the car was completely burned out with six carbonised bodies inside.

Macuacua stated that local residents confirmed that they had heard shooting but had not investigated out of fear for their safety.

He revealed that the attack took place close to Chissadze 2 where a Renamo gang had recently attacked and burned a vehicle belonging to the National Social Welfare Institute

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