British national killed in Islamic State attack on Mozambique gas town
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British national Philip Mawer appears to have died in an Islamic State-claimed attack on the gas hub town of Palma in northern Mozambique, his employer RA International said on Thursday, adding a body matching his description had been recovered.
“It appears that Philip died while trying to escape from the siege by ISIS-linked insurgents of the Amarula Hotel,” RA International, which operated in Palma, said in a statement on behalf of his family.