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Chelenqo Town: Security Forces and Oromia Region

chelenqo town: Oromia regional spokesman Addisu Arega said the violence in Chelenqo town killed six people and was being investigated, according to Metro News. On Facebook he called the victims innocent civilians. Facebook and Twitter are down Tuesday after reports emerged of killings on Monday by security forces in the Oromia region. The Addis Standard news site reported 15 killed, including women and children. Oromia regional officials have long accused special police from the neighbouring Somali region of committing atrocities against ethnic Oromos. The Associated Press was not able to independently verify the reports. ( As reported in the news.