Muslim worshippers killed in Ethiopia- cleric

There are reports that 20 Muslim worshippers have been attacked and killed in Ethiopia’s Amhara region as they were on their way to a burial.

The violence appears unrelated to the conflict between pro-government forces and Tigrayan rebels. 

The head of the Islamic Affairs Supreme Council in Amhara said an explosive device thrown into the crowd killed three people. 

He said the other victims died when clashes broke out which also saw shops looted. 

The cemetery where the attack occurred has been the subject of a dispute between Muslims and Orthodox Christians who account for the majority of Ethiopia’s population.

source: bbcAfrica

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