Ethiopian Militants Massacre Dozens of Civilians

The victims, from the Amhara ethnic group, were reported killed in an attack late on Sunday night by suspected members of the Oromo Liberation Army. Amnesty International reported that more than 50 had died. The attack on Gawa Qanqa village took place a day after Ethiopian Defence Forces troops withdrew from the area unexpectedly and without explanation.

 

A group of armed fighters from the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA).

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The red pin shows the location of Gawa Qanqa village in the Guliso District of West Wellega Zone, west of Addis Ababa, where the killings took place

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