Police at Chikombe Boarder post in Chikwawa district were on Tuesday afternoon by a whisker attacked by the Mozambican rebels, it has been reported.
It is reported that no Malawi Police officer has been injured, but as a cautionary measure, the law-enforcers and the country’s military service have started emergency preparations to ensure the Mozambique civil war does not spill into Malawi.
Recently, Malawian fuel tankers have been subject of attacks by militants in Mozambique. About six cargo vehicles have been attacked by the militants in the neighboring country.
These attacks on Malawians by Mozambicans follow another attack which saw four men, who were among 24 Malawians traveling to South Africa on April 23rd, shot dead in Mozambique.