A prisoner in Gambella wrested gun from police, killed two and wounded three others

Gambella region -government officials forged credentials
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January 12, 2018

Today, a prisoner in Gambella reportedly wrested a gun from one of the policemen who was escorting him to court for a court hearing and killed two of the policemen and wounded three others before he was taken down by Gambella city, in South Western Ethiopia, security forces.

The reporter says it got the news from Gambella city mayor.

The identity of the prisoner is not revealed and it is not indicated why he was arrested either.

Too many farmers in the region are displaced from their land holdings so as to give land to investors.

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