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Ethiopia: PM Abiy Ahmed says 'a few' killed in Addis Ababa blast

3 monthes ago   |   By Al Jazeera

Explosion kills several at large rally by supporters of new, reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in the capital.
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Explosion as Ethiopia's new, reformist prime minister speaks

3 monthes ago   |   By National Post

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - An explosion disrupted a huge rally for Ethiopia's new, reformist prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation.
The state broadcaster reported that a few people had been injured, and police said they were investigating. Footage showed Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed being rushed from the scene by security guards.
In a cowboy hat and T-shirt, Abiy had addressed the crowd in Addis Ababa's Meskel Square as supporters wore clothes displaying his image and carried...
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