China News Service, August 17 According to the WeChat official account of the Chinese Embassy in Mozambique, on the evening of August 14, a vicious robbery occurred in Beira City, Sofala Province, Mozambique, and a Chinese citizen was unfortunately killed.

  After the incident, the embassy immediately activated relevant emergency plans. The leaders of the competent embassy urgently called the Director of National Criminal Investigation of Mozambique and the relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Interior to make representations, urging the Mozambican police to attach great importance to it, increase investigation efforts, and strive to solve the case as soon as possible and severely punish the perpetrator.

The Consular Department of the Embassy contacted the Sofala Provincial Police Department, the Criminal Investigation Bureau, and local overseas Chinese leaders to understand the incident, and contact the victims’ domestic family members to assist them in handling the aftermath.

  The embassy will continue to follow up on the handling of cases, and will further strengthen communication with relevant Mozambican authorities, requiring them to take effective measures to effectively safeguard the legal rights and interests of Chinese citizens in Mozambique, such as the personal and property safety.

  Recently, vicious cases such as robbery and kidnapping have occurred frequently in Mozambique. The Embassy in Mozambique once again reminded the compatriots in Mozambique to always put the safety of their lives in the first place, to further enhance the awareness of safety precautions, do not carry large amounts of cash with you, and take various security measures. Measures to do a good job in safety precautions.

  Mozambique's police call: 112

  The Global Consular Protection and Service Emergency Call Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (24 hours): +86-10-12308, +86-10-59913991 or download the "Chinese Consulate" APP, click on the homepage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 12308 hotline

  The consular protection telephone number of the embassy in Mozambique: 00258-826223383.

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