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Ethnic clashes kill dozens in Ethiopia

Ethnic clashes kill dozens in Ethiopia


Dozens are reported dead in renewed Ethnic clashes in Ethiopia.

Officials say the Western Ethiopian region of Gambella recorded a good number of the deaths as tension hit rocket heights among two groups.

It’s been suggested weapons from neighboring South Sudan’s two-year civil war played a crucial part in insecurity in Gambella, which is also hosting more than 280,000 mainly Nuer refugees from that nation, according to Okello Obang, administrator of Itang district.

Gambella has a history of low-intensity conflict, and is divided into administrative zones.

The sparsely populated federal region has been the focus of foreign and domestic agricultural investments since 2010.

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