Confrontation between OLF and Ethiopian defense forces escalates in Wellega

Armed individuals claiming to be fighters of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) has clashed with Ethiopian defense forces again today as the confrontation escalates, according to BBC Amharic and other sources.

OLF has issued a statement condemning the Ethiopian government’s attempt to forcibly disarmed its militia.

Ethiopian Defense Minister Ayisha Mohammed has warned that the security situation in Wellega is becoming dangerous. More details (Amharic):