Witnesses say more than 200 killed in Ethiopia ethnic attack Nairobi

It is one of the deadliest such attacks in recent memory as ethnic tensions continue in Africa's second most populous country

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Witnesses in Ethiopia said Sunday that more than 200 ethnic Amhara have been killed in an attack in the country's Oromia region and are blaming a rebel group, which denies it.

It is one of the deadliest such attacks in recent memory as ethnic tensions continue in Africa's second most populous country.

“I have counted 230 bodies. I am afraid this is the deadliest attack against civilians we have seen in our lifetime,” Abdul-Seid Tahir, a resident of Gimbi county, told The Associated Press after barely escaping the attack on Saturday.

“We are burying them in mass graves, and we are still collecting

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First Published: Jun 19 2022 | 11:28 PM IST

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