Mozambique: French energy giant Total withdraws after militant attacks

Dozens of people have died in the attacks launched by Islamic State-linked insurgents

French energy company Total has withdrawn all its staff from its Afungi natural gas site in northern Mozambique, sources say, as clashes between Islamic State-linked fighters and the military rage nearby.

The company, which last week called off the planned resumption of construction at the $20bn development due to the violence, declined to comment when contacted by Reuters.

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