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Water shortage protesters shot dead in Ethiopia

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Some five other people sustained injuries during the protests on Wednesday, they added.

The residents were angered by worsening water shortage in the town and held a protest in front of the city’s water management office.


“We have waited long to hold demonstrations. We came out today hoping we would get [solutions]. But things have turned into guns and blood,” one resident told the BBC.

The BBC’s attempts to speak to district officials have not been successful.

 

Source: www.bbc.com

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