Monday, July 4, 2011

Ethiopia kills ONLF fighters, Swedish newsmen wounded

"(The) ONLF believes that these photojournalists are now in the hands of the Ethiopian government and fears for their lives and safety," it said in a statement. "The ONLF further condemns the Puntland authorities who facilitated the arrest and passed their information to Ethiopian security agents," the group added. Officials from the Swedish embassy in the capital were not immediately available for comment. The ONLF said it lost contact with the journalists on July 1 and blamed authorities in the breakaway Somali state of Puntland for their arrest. Read more…

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