An ISIL-affiliated group attacks a town near billion-dollar gas projects managed by Total S.A. and Exxon Mobil in Mocímboa da Praia, Mozambique. An army spokesman reports that the armed forces suffered casualties in the attack.
Indonesia announces the capture of MV "STS-50", a stateless vessel wanted by Interpol for illegal fishing, and her crew following a chase. MV "STS-50" previously evaded capture in Mozambique and escaped after being detained in China. Following the ship's detention Indonesia launches a slavery investigation into working conditions on board.