Ethiopia: Fire at dissident prison in Addis Ababa kills 23

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September 6, 2016
Posted in News, PND News

"A fire at a prison housing dissidents near the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa killed 23 people over the weekend, the government said Monday. Saturday’s blaze at the high-security Kilinto prison on the outskirts of the city led to a stampede. Twenty-one victims died from injuries sustained during the stampede and suffocation, while two others were killed attempting to escape the facility, the state-owned Fana Broadcasting Corporation reported." (09/06/16)  

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