34 killed in terror attack on bus in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa: At least 34 people have been killed in a terror attack in Ethiopia on Saturday, according to the country’s Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

In a press statement sent to Xinhua, EHRC said an armed attack in Ethiopia’s western Benishangul-Gumuz regional state on Saturday left 34 people dead.

EHRC said that a passenger bus in Benishangul-Gumuz region on Saturday evening was ambushed by armed attackers, leaving 34 people dead.

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The statement did not disclose the identity of the attackers and the possible motives for the attack.

Ethnic violence among members of various ethnic groups in Benishangul-Gumuz regional state in recent months has left hundreds dead and thousands of others displaced.

The clashes are mainly over access to power and land resources.

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