Indian, Japanese among 5 miners killed in Oromo region

Kwao Saa

The group of workers shot by gunmen in Oromo region earlier this week included a Japanese and Indian national.

The Japanese Embassy in Ethiopia confirmed this on Thursday. Five workers were killed in the attack by unknown gunmen. The other victims were reportedly three Ethiopians and one Indian. However, the Indian Embassy has not made any announcement on the issue.

The attack on the mine workers has left a lot of questions unanswered. Authorities are yet to identify the attackers and their motive for the shooting. The Oromia region has been experiencing unrest in recent years. […] CONTINUE READING