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Mozambique National Resistance Movement (MNR)

The Terrorist group "Mozambique National Resistance Movement (MNR)" is an almost insignificant association in a worldwide comparison. It is active in Mozambique. In the years 2012 to 2016 alone, a total of 99 terrorist acts with 63 killed people were registered.

The most frequently affected targets were Private citizens and Business. The most common forms of terrorism were Armed Assault and Kidnapping.

Overview: Terrorism

List of Terror Groups

Comparison by country

Number of attacks since 1994

Only those acts of terrorism were evaluated, in which the terrorist organisation Mozambique National Resistance Movement (MNR) claimed the main responsibility. There may well be further attacks on which Mozambique National Resistance Movement (MNR) has declared itself to be a subordinate group or in which a subordinate role has been identified by the authorities. These cases are not covered here. Neither were incidents before 1994 evaluated.



Primary attack targets



Type of attacks



Mozambique 1994 to 2016

RegionAttacksKilledInjuredHostages
Sofala56431197
Manica15131721
Nampula9150
Zambezia8371
Unknown42300
Niassa4010
Tete3000
Cabo Delgado1000
Maputo100300
Nampul11010
Gaza1000


All information sourced from the "National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism" (START) and its Global Terrorism Database. For the definition of a terrorist act see the introduction of our terrorism pages.