Mbombela/Maputo — Mozambique’s armed forces torture detainees and have discarded a large number of bodies in apparent mass graves as they fight an insurgency linked to Islamic State (IS) in an area rich in natural gas, Amnesty International said.

The London-based organisation said in a statement on its website on Wednesday that it had verified “gruesome footage” showing crimes against detainees in the northern Cabo Delgado province, and called for an independent investigation into the alleged abuses...

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