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Stone throwing protesters in Ethiopia kill US citizen

Stone throwing protesters in Ethiopia kill US citizen

The on-going protests and violence that has engulfed the Oromiya region of Ethiopia has claimed the life of a US citizen who was killed in the outskirts of the country’s capital when she was struck by a rock thrown by demonstrators in the area.

According to the US embassy, the victim was hit by a huge rock thrown by people in the area while she was driving past but did not give further details of the incident in its message.

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There have been reports of residents throwing stones at vehicles after at least 55 people were killed in a stampede, when police fired teargas and shots in the air to disperse protesters during a festival in Oromiya region days ago.

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