Fresh Fighting Erupts Between Mozambique Forces, Renamo

Fresh fighting has erupted in Mozambique between government troops and members of Renamo, a former rebel group that recently withdrew from a peace deal.

The fighting broke out Tuesday in Karamaja Napome, a town about 30 kilometers from the northern city of Nampula.

One resident told VOA he heard the sounds of mortar and bazooka fire.  Many of the town’s residents have fled to Nampula. 

Nampula police spokesman Michael Bartholomeu would not confirm the fighting, but told VOA …