An explosion has killed many individuals an oversized rally by supporters of Ethiopia’s new, reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed within the capital, capital of Ethiopia.
In a televised address shortly when Saturday’s explosion Abiy aforesaid “a few people” were killed within the what he referred to as a “well- musical organization attack”, providing his condolences to the relations of the victims.
An Associated Press news agency reporter saw more than a dozen injured people at the rally. Footage showed Abiy being rushed from the scene by security guards.
Ambulances were at the scene in the crowded Meskel Square in Addis Ababa where the prime minister had been addressing thousands of supporters.