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“Oromo Liberation” terrorists massacred at least 231 ethnic Amhara in Wollega

Oromo regional state, which has been claiming that the security situation in the region is no longer a matter of concern, admitted the massacre of innocent ethnic Amhara civilians in the East Wollega region.  

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Oromo liberation Front Terrorists ( Photo : SM)

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In the latest string of massacre, targeting ethnic Amhara civilians living in the Wollega region of Ethiopia, at least 231 are reportedly massacred.

According to a statement by the Voice of America, Amharic service,  it was the opposition ENAT party that exposed the latest massacre in a statement it issued regarding the tragedy. 

It happened about a week ago, on August 18 in the East Wollega zone, Kiramu district. According to ENAT party officials, who spoke to VOA Amharic correspondent in Addis Ababa, the killing was indiscriminate, and that children and women were among the victims. 

Kiros Atnafu, executive committee member of ENAT party, said “the massacre in the wollega area was horrifying…women, children and elders were massacred, and we even have lists of their names.” 

It is abominable and should be condemned, he added. 

His party believed, as indicated in the statement, that the government should have, alongside the task of reversing the TPLF attacks in the north,  identified areas that needed to be watched. No adequate security was deployed to the region. 

Oromo regional state communications affairs head, Getachew Balcha, has confirmed the latest massacre in East Wollega.  However, he said the figure he has may be different. 

In an interview with VOA Amharic, he admitted that security forces did not arrive in the area on the same day after the massacre took place. It was a day after the incident that security forces were deployed to the region, but he  claimed that his regional security forces “took measure” against the perpetrators. 

The attack is linked to, as has been the case so far, the Oromo Liberation Front ( OLF Shane) – which now calls itself as “Oromo Liberation Army.” 

The Ethiopian Parliament designated Oromo Liberation Front – Shane Wing – as a terrorist organization (like TPLF) . The Oromo Liberation Front, ideologue of Oromo radical movement, which transformed itself as a terrorist group, is still legally operating in the capital Addis Ababa although it did not take part in the last election.  

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Dawud Ibsa , leader of radical faction of Oromo Liberation Front (Photo : SM)

There have been recurring massacres targeting ethnic Amhara in the Oromo region of Ethiopia, particularly, Wollega area. The question is why is it that the government failed to provide protection to civilians and make security arrangements in the area, averting another tragedy? 

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s Federal government and Oromo regional states would have been held accountable too for the inaction they demonstrated repeatedly. 

The Oromo regional government claimed several times that it took decisive action against the OLF -shane group in a way that it can not launch a similar attack against innocent ethnic Amhara civilians who have been living in the region for generations. 

There are accusations that some authorities within the government structure are facilitating the attack. Last week, several machine guns and AK 47 combat rifles were seized, as reported by state media,  as they were proceeding to be delivered to the radical Oromo terrorists. 

Individuals involved in the arms smuggling are said to be in police custody. But in most cases, results of investigations are not disclosed to the public. 

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  1. The poison was injected in the veins of the youth of that country in the mid 1960’s. Since then that generation has passed on the same poison in different and even in more deadly formulas to the generations that followed. It has proven to be much more deadly than COVID-19. It was worked to tatter the harmonious fabric that had the country together for more than a century. I am giving a heads up to the members of this group and everyone of your readers to prepare yourself for the shock of your lifetime in the coming weeks and months. The blood of innocent was bleeds in few tens before and now it is hundreds heading into exhibiting itself into thousands. The ground is acutely fertile to bigots to do whatever they want to innocent farmers who happened to be at the ‘wrong’ places just to eke out a living. A certain consensus has shown itself outside the country that Ethiopia has reached a point where it has become too big to hold itself together. So all on board!!! We gonna be on a heck of a ride. Those of you who used to peddle that demonic philosophy of Marxism/Leninism! Those of you who once before and still may be used to huddle around All Ethiopia Socialist Movement, EPRP, OLF, ONLF, TPLF and other communist offshoots! Why are you surprised/shocked by the current bloodbath? Why? Violence it is right there in your twisted hadiths, right? The right of nations to self determination up to and including secession, right? So what is your problem? As a bigot I like that and I will clear up my hoods of those they are not part of my ‘nation’. Physically liquidating them is my only way of bringing that ‘self determination’ to fruition. As a bigot born out of Marxism/Leninism you spewed around in my hood, I hate you because you are an Amhara or Tigre or Oromo. Be ready! I’m gonna found the Republic of Oromia on the ground still soaked with your innocent Amhara blood!!! I’m gonna found the Republic of Tigre right on top of your innocent Afar and Amhara blood. I’m gonna raise the flag of my Amhara Republic on top of the dead bodies of anyone who does not belong there. So why are you complaining and moaning since you know very well that it is right there in the chapters of your holy book!!! You’re just being so silly! Meanwhile, I’m chillin here in Minnesota with my bigot lawyer friend who just fed me about the anti Oromo ‘Ethiopianism’. Tomorrow I will be chillin with my law expert in Virginia feeding me about Abiy’s Neo-Gobenas. Are you jealous? You should be!!! So stop moaning and complaining!!! It’s all your own poison!!!!

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