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Villagers massacred in western Ethiopia, says state-appointed body

Prime minister Abiy Ahmed blames Oromo Liberation Army but group says government-allied militias behind attacks

An unknown number of villagers have been killed in an ethnically motivated massacre in western Ethiopia, the country’s state-appointed rights body said, in the latest wave of violence following a mass killing in mid-June.

The Oromia region, where the Amhara are a minority ethnic group, has experienced outbreaks of violence for many years, rooted in grievances about political marginalisation and neglect by the central government.

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