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Ethiopian Activists Demand News of Jailed Leaders After Fire Guts Prison

Ethiopian opposition activists have demanded news on the fate of six of their leaders and other inmates held in a high-security prison that was wrecked by a massive fire over the weekend. The government has said 21 inmates died in the blaze that ripped through the Qilinto complex on Saturday — but has not named any of the victims. Another two prisoners were shot dead as they tried to escape the compound on the outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa, the government added in a brief...

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