On 26 December 2019, the U.S. Embassy in Maputo issued a Security Alert that reads in part as follows:

“Location: Some sections of the EN1 and EN6 in Sofala and Manica provinces due to violent attacks on vehicles.

“Event: There have been recent and ongoing violent attacks against vehicles, especially trucks and buses, along sections of these highways resulting in serious injuries and deaths. Attacks have occurred on the EN1 between Chibabava and Gorongosa, and along the EN6 between Chimoio in Manica Province and Tica in Sofala Province.”