Agazi soldiers murder 10, hold Ambo hostagePublished Posted on | By TZTA News
Reuters report: Protesters had blocked the main road in Ambo, some 130 km west of the capital Addis Ababa, to demonstrate against sugar shortages, before police arrived to disperse the crowd. “They (police) then fired live rounds. We know of ... five people who died from gunshot wounds,” one of the protesters told Reuters. Another witness said he saw up to 10 wounded people taken to hospital. The regional government’s spokesman confirmed that deaths had occurred, but did not give details.