Returned Ethiopia Rebels Say Army Targets Them With Gunships

  • Oromo group accuses military of killing people in airstrikes

  • African nation is grappling with historic political opening

By Nizar Manek, 14 January 2019
(Bloomberg) --
Rebels who returned to Ethiopia last year accused the army of targeting them with airstrikes after they called for the renegotiation of a peace deal with the government.
The Oromo Liberation Front, led by Dawud Ibsa, condemned the alleged attacks in a western part of Ethiopia by “airstrike and other methods.” The helicopter raids at the weekend damaged buildings and forced people to flee to nearby forests, said Falmata Jamal, a resident in Oromia state’s Gidami district
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