Amhara regional state media, AMMA, reported today that there was tension in Debre Tabor, in Southern Gonder, prison.
It happened today around 5 p.m. local time after inmates tired to mug prison guards in an attempt to escape prison, Amhara Mass Media Agency added.
It is unclear if there are any causality as the source did not mention about it.
However, it is known that convicts with long prison terms are implicated in the incident as per Commander Menge Kebede who is is head of Debre Tabor prison.
The attempt was foiled and tension is under control after police reinforcement is sent to the prison.
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