Conflicts in Buno Bedele zone under control, says GCAO
Federal police, defense forces and local security forces have put under control the conflicts which occurred in two woredas (districts) of Buno Bedele zone, Oromia regional state
In a press conference he issued for local journalists yesterday, Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) Minister, Dr Negeri Lencho said that 14 people were kind in the conflicts that occurred in the past two days.
The local community, federal government and the regional state have provided support for 1,500 people displaced by the conflicts, he said.The conflicts were orchestrated by individuals who aspire to ruin the unity of the people and engaged in embezzlement of public property, Dr Negeri indicated.
About 43 individuals suspected of instigating the conflicts were detained and the measures will continue, the Minister said.Those displaced by the conflict are also returning back to their areas, Dr Negeri indicated.The government of Ethiopia extended its deepest condolences to families of the victims.