Attack in Addis Ababa – level 3
An explosion struck a large rally of supporters in Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa on Saturday.
The blast took place right after the new, reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed gave his speech, and he later called it a well-orchestrated attack but one that failed. Neighbouring country Eritrea has condemned the attack.
Emergency services quickly attended to 83 people who were injured, with six of them in critical condition.
Difficult words: strike (hit), rally (a meeting), blast (an explosion), condemn (criticise), attend to (help).
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