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Ataye experiencing renewed fighting , at least ten reportedly killed 

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Toronto – Ataye town in the Shewa area of the Amhara region of Ethiopia is once again experienced heavy fighting. This time it lased for three days in a row. 

DW Amharic reported that residents and forces that are said to be from “another area”  have been in intense fighting for the past three days. 

The source cited residents from the town to report that militia from the town fought against attackers who were not from the town. “Different forces came organized the day before yesterday. They opened an offensive in Ataye town, engaged in an exchange of fire all day long against militia forces and residents of the town, and left. They came back yesterday and attempted to enter the town; they fought until 12 p.m. and attempted offensive until  3 p.m. They returned around 4 p.m. after they were beaten,” a resident from the city is cited as saying. 

Another resident, whose name is undisclosed and who was asked as two who were fighting in the Ataye, reportedly said  “There are Amhara militia and those armed privately. On the other side is Oneg Shene [ a group that calls itself Oromo Liberation Army] gathered from other areas. When the ID’s of those killed were checked, they were not from here; they were from other areas.”  What is implied is from Oromo speaking part of the area. The Amhara region has a specialized ethnic Oromo zone. 

Regarding casualties, it is indicated that six were killed on the part of the forces from Ataye town. The casualty from the group that is described as Oneg Shene is many. “In one place, four bodies have been seen in Ataye. There are also in other areas,” said a resident who spoke to DW Amharic.  However, there are indications that the casualties could be far more than that. 

DW Amharic said it reached out to Ali Mohammed, the Peace and security department head of the Oromo zone administration in the Amhara region, to get his remark. He is cited as saying that he is meeting with neighboring kebele leadership regarding the incident and that it is better to have a “conversation about it after that.” 

On the other hand, Ethiopian Media Service, based in the diaspora, reported, citing residents from Ataye, that pro “Oromo Liberation Army” forces from the region have burned four Kebeles. Residents also reported that Churches have been burned. 

There had been recurring attacks on Ataye town from ethnic Oromo radical groups claiming in the past few years. 

The Federal and Amhara regional administrations have not yet remarked on the latest incident that is said to have claimed dozens of lives apart from the destruction of properties. 

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Stupid Ethiopians, especially in Amara region that can ONLY save Ethiopia are killing eachother by organized groups of Aby government, Diaspora medians who call themselves “Ethiopians” but are controlled by Egypt, West and Aby government so Amara region is no more. In the mean time,
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    Aby government, who are they? Aby is the child of Bereket Simon, he was the one who enlisted him in Tplf. That is why I say the current Aby government is Eprdf#2. Since Aby government has controlled Ethiopa, have you heard of Shabia’s Simon Bereket? No, he is living comfortably in Ethiopia and organizing the Dembosko kids of Habtamu of 360 media, Enkuro of Mesai, Dereje Habteweld, etc are part of Shabia working for the foreigners to destroy Ethiopia, pp governmnet is the same. Right now, Amara is divided into many groups and killing eachother! The so called “Ethiopian” army is watching while killing eachother. The govenrment or the army are not ethipia’s responsibility but their own working with Shabia and Tplf to destroy Ethiopia and Amara. In the meantime, thousands of dangerous neocolonialists are flooding into Ethiopia to neo colonize Ethiopia: its land, water, resource and enslave Ethiopians right now. Other Africans are well educated and know every single thing that is happening in their own nation while stupid Ethiopians are programmed and distracted the true agenda in Ethiopia that is coming soon! Other Africans know very well who is Bill Gates, and other Western professionals, and IMF and World Bank. The Aby governmnet is welcoming these neocolonialist that are resetting colonization in Africa which will be starting in Ethiopia soon. They are going to patent and control out staple food, Teff! Right now they are talking about debt to take over Ethiopia’s land! Aby government is welcoming them!

    Oromia region who is converted to Protestant, their passion is wearing Western suits and are working with these foreigners to destroy Ethiopia so that they will be given power to control. They don’t care about neo colonization. Oromia region has been programmed for 30 years and the youth have changed. The coming of Shabia, Jebha, Tplf and now Pp government is not about for the people or their ethnicity, it is about working with foriengers to control the nation and rule, that is all. Look at what Isayas did, he mobilized Eritreans against Ethiopia, after so many sacrifices, its people have been leaving their nation, ended up being people wihtout no land. Eprdf#2 governmnet is dong the same thing to Ethiopians.

    Note, the whole idea of Adwa, working for Ethiopia is all distaraction so that the population will not wake up of the agenda that is happening in Ethiopia. I repeat, pp governmnet, Shabia, Tplf , Olf have one and the same agenda lead by foreigners!

    The fools who have fought Tplf for Ethiopia such as the so called Seyoum Teshome, Dawit- in Canada cheering for electric car in Ethiopia that Ethiopia banned oil? Is that progress for a nation who is still growing? Electric car that is easily controlled remotely and have killed many drivers, and they think that is progress. Is that progress to demolish historical sight while to distract they built Adwa museum as cover to calm people down. They give you with one hand and take away with the other?

    Instead of fighting with one another, are there any Ethiopians who can be leaders and at least announce about peace, what is happening in Ethiopia and in the world and the looming neocolonization to contorl our resources, land, water and food in Ethiopia? Africans are talking about these things, are Ethiopians or talk garbage things that is irrelevant? We are under the control of neo colonization since the take over of Shabia, tplf and now under Olf, they are bidding what the West wants. Abiy accepted the Noble Price for this reason!

    Wake up Ethiopia!

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