According to the police station of Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, an abandoned bomb exploded near a mosque in the city of the city at about 8 a.m. local time on December 20, killing three street children and injuring five others.
The city’s police department has launched an investigation and said it will inform the public of the results of the investigation in a timely manner.
On November 4, a military clash occurred between the Ethiopian National Defence Force and the armed elements of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front in the northern part of the country in Tigray State.
Although the federal government of Ethiopia declared a full victory at the end of November, sporadic fighting still occurs in Tigray. During this period, there were also several small-scale bombings in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia.
Ethiopian Federal Police blamed the Tigray People’s Liberation Front for part of the bombing, but did not provide direct evidence.