Gunmen in Afar attacked Tigray police soccer team, causalities reported

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April 27,2019

Tigray police soccer team is attacked by “unknown gunmen”, as reported by state broadcaster Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation which cited Tigray region police commission, on its way back to Tigray.

The team was returning from matches in Addis Ababa and Debre Berhan (120 kilometers North of the capital Addis Ababa).

At least one team member is killed and five others sustained wounds,one of the cases life threatening,according to the report. Ethiopian Defense Force stationed in the area airlifted those wounded in the attack and transported them to Bishoftu hospital.

The attack happened on Thursday near Endiftu area along the Awash Mekelle road in Afar regional state.

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