The Ethiopian government has revised the death toll rising from the ethnic clashes that hit the eastern part of the country.

Information Minister, Negeri Lencho, on Monday said hundreds of people were killed on both sides of the feud adding that the exact figure was yet to be ascertained.

“We can say that hundreds of members of the Oromo ethnic group were killed and there were also deaths on the Somali side. We do not know exactly how many died,” Lencho who is government spokesman said.


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