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Jigjiga, surrounding rocked by violence

The conflict that began in Jigjiga town of the Ethio-Somali Regional State in eastern Ethiopia today, August 4, 2018, has spread to other towns of the region, The Reporter has learnt.

According to sources in the area, widespread attacks have been reported, especially targeting people that came from other regions. Sources also added that many are hiding in their homes and have retreated to churches for safety.

Army gets additional appointees

Days after a major reshuffle in the top leadership of the Ethiopian Defense Forces, new appointees have been assigned to head the Ethiopian Air Force and Military Operations division of the Defense Forces, late this week.