Mozambique's escalating violence forces thousands to flee

This year has seen a sharp escalation in violence in Mozambique, and over 15,000 people have been forced to fleeSheltering from rain in a small tent, Titus Albaosui is trying to escape the fighting between government troops and rebel forces raging across central Mozambique and raising fears of civil war. The clashes between longtime rivals, the Frelimo government and Renamo, an armed insurgent group and also an elected opposition party, have revived the spectre of Mozambique’s civil war that ended more than 20 years ago.

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