Second person dies following Saturday's grenade attack at Ethiopia rally: health minister

  24 June 2018    Read: 1596
Second person dies following Saturday

A second person passed away after a deadly grenade attack in Ethiopia’s capital on Saturday which injured 150 at rally in support of new Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

“I’m so sorry to learn that we have lost another Ethiopian victim of yesterday’s attack who was in ICU at Black Lion Hospital,” Health Minister Amir Aman said on Twitter on Sunday. “My sincere sympathy and condolences to the family, friends & all Ethiopians.”

The attack was launched moments after 41-year-old prime minister Abiy, who took office in April, finished his speech to tens of thousands of people gathered in the center of Addis Ababa.

 


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