Military units respond firmly to terrorist attacks in Mozambique: president

Filipe Nyusi

MAPUTO, May 31 (Xinhua) -- Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said Sunday that the country's military units are responding firmly and bravely to the terrorist attacks in the northern province of Cabo Delgado.

Speaking to the national radio station while on a work visit in that province over the weekend, Nyusi said the results of military operations are encouraging.

"We have information that superior members of the enemy force have been shot down. Morale is good," said Nyusi, adding that "the last battles fought by the Defense and Security Forces were huge, they were very productive."

Nyusi said works are effective by authorities based in Cabo Delgado on the ground, in the districts of Mocimboa, Quissanga, Muidumbe and Macomia, where the armed terrorists have perpetrated attacks.

President Nyusi met with senior figures of the Defense and Security Forces in Cabo Delgado accompanied by the ministers of defense and interior. 

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