Twenty Muslims have been killed in Ethiopia’s Amhara region in clashes with unidentified armed men, an Islamic leader in the region said.
Seid Muhammed, president of the Amhara Islamic Affairs Supreme Council, told Reuters said the incident happened when Muslims were on their way to bury an individual
Seid said the armed men threw an explosive device at the Muslim crowd in the town of Gondar, killing three people and wounding five and the other victims died in ensuing clashes.
There were lootings of shops and there were attempts to set fire to three masjid and one masjid suffered minor damage where its mat was set on fire
Gizachew Muluneh, spokesperson for Amhara regional administration, said the incident was under investigation.