Ethiopia Says Armed Grouping Kills More Than one hundred forty on S Sudan

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Source:   —  April 16, 2016, at 5:00 PM

Getachew Reda, Ethiopia'south communications minister, told the Associated Press on Saturday that the attackers came from S Sudan and killed civilians, including women and children.

An Ethiopian official says that armed groups have killed more than one hundred forty people close Ethiopia'south border with S Sudan.

Getachew Reda, Ethiopia'south communications minister, told the Associated Press on Saturday that the attackers came from S Sudan and killed civilians, including women and children.

He said Ethiopian forces have killed sixty of the attackers and may cross into S Sudan to pursue them.

The attack took space on Friday in Jakawa, in Ethiopia'south Gambella region and the minister identified the attackers as members of S Sudan'south Murle tribe. He also confirmed that a no of children have been abducted from Ethiopia and taken into South Sudan. He said the latest attack is much larger than past skirmishes.

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