Ethiopia: Hundreds of people killed in ethnic attack, witnesses say
21 June 2022 | 2:03 pm
Hundreds of civilians have reportedly been killed in what appears to be an ethnically motivated attack. Witnesses, speaking on condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals, reported at least 260 deaths.
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