Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali said Sunday as quoted by the AP news agency that his government had foiled an attempted coup in a region outside the capital.
According to the prime minister, some people had been killed, including Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Army Gen Seare Mekonnen.
Latest on #Ethiopia's coup attempt in #Amhara region:
•President of Amhara region Dr Ambachew Mekonnen & his senior adviser Ezez Wasie confirmed dead.
• Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Army was shot & killed
• Gun fire in #AddisAbaba
• PM Abiy Ahmed with military uniform. pic.twitter.com/PE8n9Tlkc2
— Mogadishu Update (@Magdashi3) June 23, 2019