Another attack on the village in the area near Mozambique border has claimed the lives of six Tanzanian people, the reports stated on Wednesday.
The unidentified jihadists ambushed Ngongo settlement located on an island in the Ruvuma River.
“A group of armed men is believed to have entered the country from Mozambique, ambushed the farmers at an island, rounded them up and shot them,” Tanzania’s director of criminal investigations (DCI) Robert Boaz stated.
Six people were confirmed dead while at least seven others sustained various injuries but managed to survive and escape the scene. The wounded villagers have been since admitted to the local hospital, their health condition is unknown.
The army forces and police have been investigating the matter.
Source : SADC News