Government Forces Kill 4 in Ethiopia's Oromia Region

Ethiopian government forces killed four people and wounded 18 others Thursday in the town of Soda in the restive Oromia region.

 

Residents, who asked for anonymity out of fear of retaliation by the Ethiopian government, told VOA’s Horn of Africa service that eight trucks escorted by federal forces were stopped by residents of Soda and surrounding villages, suspecting the trucks were transporting weapons to special “Liyu” police in the neighboring Somali region.

 

The Oromia head of security, Kulutu Fara, said, “The federal forces were angered by the residents’ demand to stop the...
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