Ethiopia police camp hit by ‘grenade attack’

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A police camp has been hit by a suspected grenade attack in Ethiopia’s Oromia State.

The attack, which left nine people injured, happened at 19:30 local time (16:30 GMT) on Thursday as Ethiopians were celebrating the country’s New Year.

The area police commander told reporters that no arrests had been made, denying earlier reports that 22 people were in custody.

The police post in Burayu town houses the riot police for Oromia State.

No group has said it was responsible for the attack.

 

Sammie Idika