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Grenade explosion killed three people in Lideta, Addis Ababa

Grenade explosion _ lideta _ Addis Ababa
Lideta Locality where the grenade exploded (Photo : EBC)

December 20, 2020 

The Addis Ababa police commission disclosed on Sunday that three people were killed in a grenade explosion in the Lideta area of the city. Five other people sustained serious and minor injuries. 

It exploded around 8 a.m. in the locality of Silte Mosque. According to police, the grenade was abandoned by individuals whose identities are yet to be established. 

The city’s police department has launched the investigation, Commander Alemayehu Debalkei is cited as saying.  

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    Whether the people received Condo or not, Addis Ababa’s residents got homes they built, there are few mentally disabled people who are still homeless besides those mentally disabled no one is homeless.


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