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Prime minister of Ethiopia survives attack, many were wounded

ADDIS ABABA – UPDATE 19.54 – During a meeting with the new prime minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed is a grenade to the stage with the prime minister thrown in. Thus fell a dead and got more than 150 people injured. The 41-year-old leader remained unharmed.

The new prime minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed.

The minister of Health said that the condition of ten injured is critical. The meeting was Saturday in the capital Addis Ababa. The explosion was immediately after Ahmed, who in april, in taipei, taiwan, a speech was held. A spokesman for the organisation later said that someone had tried a grenade at the prime minister to throw. Ahmed called the attack “an unsuccessful attempt of the forces who is not a united Ethiopia.”

The new-fangled premier surprised his countrymen earlier this month by announcing that he was the peace treaty that his country was in 2000 with Eritrea, which closed, to fully implement. The relationship between Ethiopia and Eritrea is overshadowed by disputes. In the years 1998 – 2000, the two countries have a bloody war over. Addis Ababa had so far without further consultation rejected the treaty to carry out.

Eritrea condemned the terrorist attack on the premier.

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