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Mozambique mass beheading has sent shockwaves to people. At least 50 people were beheaded by the Islamic terrorists in Cabo Delgado province of Mozambique. As per the local media, a football pitch was turned into a mass-execution ground where they decapitated and chopped bodies of the villagers.

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Several media reports suggest many others were beheaded in a nearby village as well.

The state-owned Mozambique News Agency said that the gunmen chanted ‘Allahu Akbar” and fired shots and set homes on fire.

Several women have been abducted as well.

Another terrorist group carried a similar attack on Muatide village and beheaded more than 50 people. The reports say that the villagers who tried to flee were caught and beheaded. The entire Mozambique mass beheading atrocity ran from Friday night to Sunday.

Since 2017, the Cabo Delgado province has seen a series of Islamic militants attacks. Almost 2000 people have been killed and over 4 lakhs people have been left homeless.

The militants in Mozambique were associated with the Islamic State (IS).