Dec 27 2020

Latest Updates on Ethiopia, 26 December 2020

1- After the attack of unknown gunmen on the village of “Bekoji” in the Bolen section of the Metekel region in the state of Benishangul-Gumuz in western Ethiopia, and killing of 100 villagers, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced the deployment of Ethiopian forces in the state of Benishangul-Gumuz. Five high-ranking security officials who were related to the Benishangul-Gumuz massacre have also been detained by Ethiopian authorities. 2- An Ethiopian Red Cross volunteer stated that 222 people were killed in an armed attack in the western Ethiopian state of Benishangul-Gumuz on Wednesday. 3- According to local media reports, the terrorist …