In Ethiopia at least 50 people died in a stampede at the festival, where police using tear gas trying to disperse the protesters, reports Reuters.
At a religious festival in the region of Oromia to the South of the capital Addis Ababa brought together thousands of people. When the crowd started chanting “We want freedom”, “We want justice”, the police took measures to disperse the protesters, reports RIA “Novosti”.
Police used tear gas and made warning shots in the air to disperse the protesters. In the crowd there was a stampede.
Data on casualties confirmed later by the government of Ethiopia. At the time of this writing, the number is not specified, reports of several dead and wounded.” The authorities also announced that following the guilty parties will be punished.