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28 Aug 2018 | 11:16 PM UTC

Ethiopia: Deadly intercommunal clashes in Oromia on August 28

Ethiopia News Alert

Deadly intercommunal clashes break out in Oromia on August 28; at least 13 people killed

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/28/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/4/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Addis_Ababa). COUNTRY/REGION Oromia


Violent intercommunal clashes were reported on Tuesday, August 28 in Oromia. According to local sources, at least 13 members of a Somali community were killed in Babile, Chinaksen, and Tulli Guled (East Hararghe area) in clashes between ethnic Oromo and Somali militias. Further intercommunal clashes are possible in East Hararghe in the coming days. 


Individuals present in Oromia are advised to monitor development to the situation and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities or their home government.


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