Over 100 people killed in attack in Benishangul-Gumuz region: Rights commission

Addis Ababa - Gunmen also set on fire the homes of sleeping residents.

By Reuters

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Published: Wed 23 Dec 2020, 10:40 PM

More than 100 people were killed in a shooting attack on Wednesday in Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumuz region, the state-appointed human rights commission said.

Gunmen shot people in the Bulen area of the region, in western Ethiopia, and set on fire the homes of sleeping residents, the commission said in a statement.


 

Members of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) ride on their pickup truck as they head to mission in Sanja, Amhara region.
Members of the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) ride on their pickup truck as they head to mission in Sanja, Amhara region.
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