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Nine police officers have been killed in an attack in Ethiopia

Nine police officers have been killed in an attack in Ethiopia

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May 18 2021 Ethiopian security officials said on the 18th, the country’s southern state, an attack, resulting in the death of nine police officers, three police officers were injured.

Davit Timotivos, head of the security services in the Benzi-Sheko region of the southern state, told local media that a group of armed men attacked police in the Sheko area that day, killing nine and wounding three others. But he did not disclose the identity of the militants or the motive for the attack.

Ethiopia has more than 80 ethnic groups, some of which are in conflict over land, electricity and water.

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