Ethiopia regional coup mastermind killed, others arrested: government

An Ethiopian man reads a newspaper with the pictures of Amhara state President Ambachew Mekonnen, killed in the region's main city Bahir Dar, and of Army Chief of Staff Seare Mekonnen, who was shot by his bodyguard, on a street in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia June 24, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The man accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia‚Äôs northern Amhara region was shot dead on Monday, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested. The government accused General Asamnew Tsige of masterminding gun attacks on Saturday night that killed five people including the […]

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