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Ethiopia: Four Senior Figures Killed During Regional Coup Attempt

Jun 23, 2019 | 14:16 GMT

Ethiopia's Prime Minister said that four people, including the Army's chief of staff and a regional governor, were killed during a coup attempt to take control of Ethiopia's northern Amhara region, BBC reported June 22. The central government accused Amhara's regional security chief Asaminew Tsige of plotting the coup, which appears to have failed. There were also reportedly shots fired in the capital of Addis Ababa and most of the country was subject to an internet blackout. Several perpetrators have been arrested and several others are reportedly being pursued....

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