Foreign tourists killed' and others kidnapped in Ethiopia attack

Five foreign tourists in the Afar region were killed by unknown assailants. Several others were wounded and kidnapped.

Travellers in this area should be aware that this region has been the site of considerable Ethiopian and Eritrean tension and conflict in the recent past. Travellers should carefully consider the risks of travel in this area before entering this region.

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