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No fatalities in bomb explosion in Northern Ethiopia city of Bahir Dar

bhA hand bomb was thrown into a music concert in Northern Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar at a place called ‘Merkel Square’ on Saturday evening around 8:30 pm, Prominent blogger Daniel Berhane reported today. According to the report, The concert was organised to promote a newly launched beer of Dashen Beer SC and attended by famous artists. Sources claimed the bomb was thrown from a bajaj taxi.

Some diaspora activists claimed the bomb was intended to disrupt the event which was being held despite warned to cancel.

No fatalities has reported so far. Police fired over the head for after the incident, according to local sources. Police detained an unspecified number of people.

It Is to a recalled a hand bomb was thrown to Grand Hotel of Bahir Dar ahead of Ethiopian Christmas festivities in Jan. 4.

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