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Ethiopia Arrests Nearly 800 Suspects Over 'Terrorist' Plot - TV

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Ethiopia Arrests Nearly 800 Suspects Over 'Terrorist' Plot - TV

By Reuters Staff

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopian police have arrested some 796 people suspected of plotting “terrorist attacks” in the capital Addis Ababa for the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the state-affiliated Fana broadcaster said on Monday.

There was no immediate comment from Ethiopia’s government or the TPLF, who are waging a war in the northern Tigray region.

Reporting by Addis Ababa and Nairobi newsrooms; Writing by Andrew Cawthorne; Editing by Maggie Fick and Alex Richardson

 

Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ethiopia-conflict-arrests/ethiopia-arrests-nearly-800-suspects-over-terrorist-plot-tv-idUSKBN2831R7