Tag Archives: Southern Ethiopia

Ethiopia: Ethnic clashes escalate in southern region

ESAT News (August 14, 2018) Deadly ethnic violence in Teppi, a town 360 miles south west of Ethiopia’s capital, has resulted in the death of at least two residents today when indigenous people attacked other ethnic groups in the town. A resident of the town who spoke to ESAT said the perpetrators also looted shops and other businesses. He said ...

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At least 46 killed in South Ethiopia ethnic clashes

ESAT News (September 20, 2017) At least 46 people were killed in ethnic fights in Southern Ethiopia while over 50 were injured since clashes began in July. ESAT learnt that the conflict has wiped out two localities in Southern Ethiopia with hundreds of houses set on fire and displacing thousands of locals. The deadly clashes began when authorities tried to ...

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