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Ansar Sunnah


Cabo Delgado province in northern Mozambique, including islands off the coast. 

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Ansar Sunnah has not published an official document outlining its beliefs. Testimony from survivors show that the group is opposed to most forms of state influence and supports a strict, fundamentalist interpretation of Islamic tradition and law. 



Ansar Sunnah has demonstrated the ability to conduct attacks involving hundreds of militants, suggesting that it may have thousands of fighters. 


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