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Local forces kill at least ten in Tepi as communal violence continues

ESAT News (February 1, 2019) Reports reaching ESAT say at least 10 people were killed by local special forces in Tepi, southern Ethiopia as ethnic tensions turned deadly in the last few days. Two people were seriously injured. The national army has been dispatched to Tepi to stop clashes between the Sheka and residents of Tepi, who are mix of ...

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    Ethiopia: Five killed in Tepi in communal clashes

    ESAT News (January 31, 2019) Clashes between residents of Tepi and the Sheka ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia resulted the loss of five lives. Residents of Tepi town, who said they have been attacked by the Sheka, blocked roads with burning tyres and rocks, triggering further clashes with security forces. Residents who spoke to ESAT from Tepi called on federal ...

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      Ethiopia: Five killed in Tepi in ethnic violence

      ESAT News (August 29, 2018) Five people were killed in a renewed ethnic attack in Tepi town, 360 miles southwest of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. A resident who spoke to ESAT on the phone from the town said three people were killed last week and another two were killed yesterday in what he said was an attack by the Shekacho ...

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        Unease continues in town of Tepi, Southwestern Ethiopia

        ESAT News (August 16, 2018) Residents of Teppi, a town sitting 360 miles south west of Ethiopia’s capital, called for the federal government help bring calm as tensions remain high after the killing of three people on Tuesday. Three residents of the town were killed after an attack by the indigenous people against other ethnic groups in the town. Two ...

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          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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