Ethiopia’s army chief, three others killed in failed regional coup

Nigusu Tilahun, Press Secretary at the office of the Ethiopian Prime Minister, and his deputy Billene Seyoum address a news conference on the attempted coup in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia June 23, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s army chief of staff and the head of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two separate but related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister’s office said on Sunday. Amhara state president Ambachew Mekonnen and his adviser were […]

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