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Ethiopia: Gunmen kill two soldiers and driver in botched cash-in-transit heist

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (December 20, 2018) Gunmen attacked two trucks belonging to the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia  carrying 6.8 million birr ($243,000) in foiled cash-in-transit heist near the town of Shakiso in southern Ethiopia killing two soldiers and a driver. The first truck that was carrying the cash was able to escape and the driver, who was injured, ...

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Ethiopia: Bank heist fails, suspects apprehended

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (June 13, 2018) A bank robbery in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa went on the blink when a driver carrying the alleged crooks drove on the wrong way and hit another vehicle. The robbers tried to runaway after the crash but were caught by passersby, who thought it was just a case of a hit and ...

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