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Deadly Explosion Disrupts #March4Abiy Rally

Addis Ababa rally for PM Abiy turn deadly
A rally organized to support PM Abiy Ahmed’s reform agenda in Ethiopia turns deadly. (Photo: Courtesy of @OPride)


An explosion disrupted a huge pro PM Abiy Ahmed rally on Saturday shortly after his speech and waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers never seen before in the capital’s Meskel Square.

In a televised address shortly after escaping what Addis Abeba Deputy Police commissioner Girma Kassa described it as an “apparent assassination attempt” at a rally organized to support his reform agenda, PM Abiy said, “such small incidents will not deter us from the journey of renewal. We will unite and overcome this failed and defeated idea.” Continue reading Deadly Explosion Disrupts #March4Abiy Rally