Police kills a young man escaping round-up

Federal police shot dead a young man who tried to escape from the round up in Addis Ababa. Abebe Hailemariam who was in early twenties was killed when he refused to accept instruction by the federal police to enter the police garage in front of the Sheraton Addis where hundreds of young men who were rounded up from the streets of Addis Abeba were held.
Abebe lived in the neighborhood of the Filwha area where the round up was the most rampant.
The EPRDF Regime had reptile conducted raids in the Filwha and Arogew Kera area in the last two weeks.Eye witnesses said Abebe was trying to escape what locals call "affessa" when police opened fire and killed him.

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