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Ethiopia: Nine federal police and security officials arrested after grenade attack targeting PM foiled

By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (June 24, 2018) A grenade attack at a rally in Addis Ababa in support of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, was an assassination attempt against his life, according to witnesses and organizers of the rally. The attack left one person dead and over 155 injured. Nine people are in critical condition. A man dressed in ...

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    Ethiopia: Grenade attack injures twelve, one critically

    ESAT News (June 11, 2018) A grenade explosion at a university in Southern Ethiopia had left twelve students injured, one of them critically. The bomb was thrown into a library in Dilla University in Southern Ethiopia. No party claimed responsibility for the grenade attack that took place in one of the politically tense universities in the country. Ethnic clashes between ...

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      Four students injured in grenade explosion in Eastern Ethiopia

      ESAT News (September 6, 2017) Four children were reportedly injured today when a grenade was thrown into a school in Meiso, Harar in eastern Ethiopia. Reports also say six people were injured in the ensuing shootout in the town. The injured students were at the school for registration when the grenade was thrown. Residents of the town blamed the Somali ...

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        Ethiopia: one killed, 18 injured in a grenade attack in Gondar

          ESAT News (January 11, 2017) Police said one person was killed and 18 others wounded after a grenade was thrown on Tuesday into the Entasol Hotel in Gondar town. Eyewitnesses say the deceased was a student at the University of Gondar. Police put the number of injured at 18 but witnesses told ESAT the victims were 2 wait staff ...

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