'Total Bloodbath': Witnesses Describe Ethiopia Ethnic Attack - News Summed Up

'Total Bloodbath': Witnesses Describe Ethiopia Ethnic Attack


The heavily armed men appeared around the small farming village in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, frightening residents already on edge after recent clashes between government troops and rebels. Hundreds of people, mostly ethnic Amhara, were slaughtered in and around the Tole village June 18 in the latest explosion of ethnic violence in Africa’s second most populous nation. Multiple witnesses told the AP they are still discovering bodies, with some put in mass graves containing scores of people. On Friday, thousands of students at Gondar University in the neighboring Amhara region protested the killings and demanded justice. “There is no doubt that Ethiopia is on the path of prosperity,” he declared in a parliament address this month.


Source: Ethiopian News June 25, 2022 17:11 UTC



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