Alleged Mastermind of Coup Shot and Killed As Ethiopia Mourns

The alleged leader of a coup attempt in Ethiopia's northern Amhara state - General Asamnew Tsige - has been shot and killed, VOA reports. The country gathered on Monday to pay tribute to the people killed with a day of mourning. Internet has also been suspended in the wake of the attacks, according to Al Jazeera.

A regional map of Ethiopia.


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