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Gambela: South Sudan Refugees Kill 13 Ethiopians

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Lawlessness in the Gambela region of Ethiopia

By ESAT News,

South Sudan refugees in the Ethiopian region of Gambela, killed at least 13 Ethiopians on Thursday (21) after a car accident claimed the lives of two of their own. The refugees at the Jawi camp in Gambella went on a killing spree, apparently motivated by revenge, after an Ethiopian driver struck and killed two refugees. Continue reading Gambela: South Sudan Refugees Kill 13 Ethiopians

Boat with 400 Ethiopia and Somalia Migrants Capsized

More than 400 Migrants, mostly from Somalia and Ethiopia, have reportedly drowned after their boat that departed from Egyptian shores have capsized.

By TesfaNews,

More than 400 migrants and refugees from Somalia and Ethiopia are feared to have drowned in the Egyptian shores after the boat they were being transferred to by traffickers capsized in the Mediterranean, survivors say.

Somali media reports say that rescue workers have only managed to save 41 of the 500 or so passengers from the waters and took them to southern Greek city of Kalamata. Continue reading Boat with 400 Ethiopia and Somalia Migrants Capsized

Gunmen from S. Sudan Killed 140 Ethiopian Civilians – Government

Gunmen from South Sudan have killed at least 140 civilians, including women and children, in a raid in Ethiopia’s Gambela region, the Ethiopian government has said.

By AlJazeera,

At least 140 Ethiopian civilians including women and children have been killed by a group of armed raiders, who, according to the country’s government, crossed from South Sudan and fled back after the atrocity took place.

The attack occurred in Jakawa in Ethiopia’s Gambela region, which straddles the border. The perpetrators were allegedly members of South Sudan’s Murle ethnic group, Ethiopia’s communications minister Getachew Reda said on Saturday. Continue reading Gunmen from S. Sudan Killed 140 Ethiopian Civilians – Government