Ethiopian soldiers kill 9 civilians mistaken for militants

Ethiopian soldiers kill 9 civilians mistaken for militantsEthiopian soldiers killed nine civilians and injured 12 after mistaking them for rebels near a town along the country's border with Kenya, state media said on Sunday. The soldiers were deployed to the Moyale area of the country's Oromiya region in pursuit of Oromo Liberation Front fighters who had crossed into Ethiopia from three locations, the Ethiopian News Agency said. "Nine civilians were killed and 12 others were injured during an operation that was launched with faulty intelligence," members of the the armed forces told the agency.




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