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Thursday, 17 June 2021

Coup Attempt In Northern Ethiopian Capitol Fails

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Coup Attempt In Northern Ethiopian Capitol Fails
Coup Attempt In Northern Ethiopian Capitol Fails

Ethiopian officials say coup attempt in Ethiopia's Amhara region occurred Saturday.

However, Ethiopian Press Secretary Negussu Tilahun says the attempt failed.

According to CNN, Tilahun says the coup attempt took place in Bahir Dar, the capital in the northern Ethiopian region.

Separately, the US Embassy in Addis Ababa says it is aware of shots being fired in the city, as well as violence in and around the city of Bahir Dar.

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