Arrests announced as death toll rises in Ethiopia attack

Police and a crowd of onlookers in Addis Ababa on June 23, 2018 during a pro-government rally in Ethiopia that was hit by a grenade blast. The death toll from the attack rose to two on Sunday, a cabinet minister said. PHOTO | YONAS TADESSE | AFP

What you need to know:

  • No group has publicly claimed responsibility for the attack, a rare instance of violence in the heavily policed capital.
  • On Saturday evening, the prime minister visited hospitals where victims of the attack were being treated.
  • While Abiy is popular, anti-government fervour still remains.

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