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Gunmen shot dead four Benshangul region authorities in Wollega

Benshangul region
Photo : EBC

September 27,2018

Tension is high in Kamash zone of Benshangul regional state following killings of four high ranking authorities of the zone, says a report by Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation. Police is deployed to the region to ease the tension in the zone.

According to the report, which cited the region’s police commissioner Seyfedin Haroun, the authorities were killed on September 25 near Ghimbi in West Wollega region of Oromo regional state. The report added that the authorities were on thier way back from a discussion forum of joint security committee between Oromo and Benshangual regional states.

Security forces are searching the gunmen who carried out the attack. EBC did not name names of the authorities killed in the attack. Identities or affiliations of the attackers is not established either.

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