A few people reported injured in blast shortly after speech by Abiy Ahmed in Addis Ababa
An explosion has disrupted a huge rally for Ethiopia’s new, reformist prime minister shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the east African nation.
The state broadcaster reported that a few people had been injured in the incident on Saturday. Police said they were investigating. Footage showed the prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, being rushed from the scene by security guards.