Wednesday, May 24, 2006

The Riot in Jijiga
Riot in jijiga caused serious properietary damage, according to seminawork sources. The trouble started when two Somali Ethiopians had a disagreement with a waiter at a very frequented hotel in the city. The clash then got a religious tone and spilled to the streets of the twon. Shops were destroyed and looted. The army which has camped around tried to intervene; beating pedestrians and clashing with young students. By the afternoon, order had returned.

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