UN warns of crisis for Mozambique's children after extremist attacks

UN warns of crisis for Mozambique's children after extremist attacks

The Straits Times - World·2021-04-16 06:01

MAPUTO (AFP) - Hundreds of children became separated from their families in the panic after extremist attacks in northern Mozambique in March, and thousands more are suffering from malnutrition, Unicef warned on Thursday (April 15).

The UN children's agency has managed to shelter 250 children separated from their families in the assault on Palma, a town in northern Cabo Delgado province long prey to militant attacks that have mounted in ferocity over the past year. Alone after being separated from her family in an attack, one six-year-old girl wandered through the brush of northern Mozambique for four days before being taken in by Unicef.

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