Three Chinese mine workers freed after kidnapping in Ethiopia

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A map showing Ethiopia and some its neighbours. Three Chinese nationals kidnapped by an armed group in western Ethiopia on May 15, 2021 have been freed.

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What you need to know:

  • The trio were abducted on May 15 by a militant group calling itself the Oromo Liberation Army (OLA) but known by the government as Shene.

Three Chinese nationals who had been kidnapped by an armed group in western Ethiopia have been freed after two weeks in captivity, sources confirmed to the Nation on Saturday.

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