Head of the Ethiopian state, Amahara, and the consultant is killed during the couppoging

Ambachew Mekonnen, the head of the Ethiopian state, Amahara, and his advisor, were on Sunday killed in a couppoging in the state, the Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed, the state said.

According to the state-controlled media have been Mekonnen and his advisor, shot and killed in the house, Mekonnen, on his own bodyguard. Also at least two other high-ranking officials at the couppoging have been killed.

According to the prime minister, were regional government officials in a meeting when the coup took place.

Ethiopian major general Asamnew Tsige should be the couppoging in the Amahara sit down.

State commander of the Ethiopian army, it is unknown

Earlier in the day, had reported to the prime minister, the commander-in-chief of the Ethiopian army as Seare Mekonnen and was shot down. What it is, is not known.

In the cities of Addis Ababa and Bahir Dar, tried for armed groups to seize power, to report state-owned media. These efforts would have been for the government foiled it.

There are no further details of the attack were announced. The internet traffic in Ethiopia, has now been shut down.


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