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US NewsEthiopia's army chief of staff has been shot - PM's aide

08:15  23 june  2019
08:15  23 june  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

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Ethiopia ' s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Sunday that the army chief of staff Seare Mekonnen had been shot , however, his condition remains unknown after unrest erupted in the country, AFP reported, citing local media.

Ethiopia ' s army chief of staff was shot , Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced on television early Sunday. The condition of army chief Seare Internet and media access has reportedly been limited across the country. Internet and cybersecurity monitor group NetBlocks reported nationwide internet

Ethiopia's army chief of staff has been shot - PM's aide © Sky News Screen Grab Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced the shooting Ethiopia's army chief of staff, General Seare Mekonnen, has been shot, the prime minister's press secretary has said.

It was unclear whether he had been killed or wounded.

It came just hours after the government said there had been a failed coup attempt against the head of regional government in Amhara, one of Ethiopia's nine federal states.

The Horn of Africa nation's new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, has been attempting to spearhead political reforms amid widespread unrest.

Since coming to power in April last year, Mr Abiy has pushed to open up the once isolated country.

At least 8 shot, 1 killed at Philadelphia graduation party

At least 8 shot, 1 killed at Philadelphia graduation party Police say all victims were in their teens and 20's and no arrests have been made

Ethiopia ' s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says the country' s defence chief of staff has been shot following unrest in the northern Amhara region. Earlier the government said there had been an "attempted coup" in Amhara. Reports say the internet is down in the country. Residents in Bahir Dar

The Chief of Army Staff (Urdu: سربراہ پاک فوج‎) (reporting name: COAS), is a military appointment and statutory office held by the four-star rank army general in the Pakistan Army , who is appointed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan and final confirmation by the President of Pakistan.

His government has released political prisoners, removed bans on political parties and prosecuted officials accused of gross human rights abuses.

However, ethnic violence has flared up in many areas, including Amhara, where the regional government was led by Ambachew Mekonnen.

Residents in Amhara's capital Bahir Dar reported gunfire in some neighbourhoods and some roads had been closed off.

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