2020-09-03: According to reports from Thursday (03 September), the military of Mozambique is planning an attack on the city of Mocimboa da Praia, which is currently held by terrorists. Increased troops are already to be gathered in the surrounding area. The population in the surrounding area has been called upon to leave the area. The town had been taken by jihadists on 12 August after days of attacks.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Ongoing armed clashes are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.