Gunmen kill at least twenty people in attack in western Ethiopia

Gunmen killed at least 20 people last week in western Ethiopia, a regional government official said on Thursday, in what he and two residents described as an attack on civilians from the Amhara ethnic group. The incident occurred in the district of Limmu Kosa, in the Jimma zone of the Oromiya region. At least 20… Read More Gunmen kill at least twenty people in attack in western Ethiopia

Thirty dead following attack on village in western Ethiopia

Gunmen killed 30 people in an attack on a village in the west of the Ethiopian region of Oromiya late on Tuesday, witnesses said. Clashes between ethnic groups have become a major challenge to the government in the country, which took its present form from territorial expansions of the 19th century. Regional officials in Oromiya… Read More Thirty dead following attack on village in western Ethiopia