Stray bullet kills Ethiopian bride during wedding celebrations

Kwao Saa

A stray bullet has killed an Ethiopian woman on her wedding day. The fatal incident happened on Sunday in Gonder.

The woman, who was getting married in Azezo Tena, Gonder Zone, was hit by a stray bullet after a family member shot a gun. There is a tradition of shooting at weddings and other celebrations in parts of Ethiopia.

Local officials have refused to disclose the name of the bride and her family. However, the fatal incident is currently under investigation.

This is not the first time that people have lost their lives from gunfire during celebrations. Earlier this month, Oromo singer Dadhi Gelan was killed after he was hit by a stray bullet during a performance to mark the opening of a hotel in the Oromia region. […] CONTINUE READING