(by EthioTime) One of the focal point of the recent unrest in Ethiopia, Gonder, more than 400 shops burnt to ashes according local media source, FBC.
Gonder city administration police said the fire accident started yesterday around 10pm local time. Police PR Inspector Abebe Alebachew said the causes of the fire that burned 400 shops to ashes have not been yet known. He said the incident is under investigation.
The city administration’s communication affair vice Ato Sisay Adane said the city administration is preparing itself to help the victims to rehabilitate.
Human causalities have not been reported because of the fire accident although huge material loses.
In Ethiopia, since the unrest, fire accident has been reported in the maximum security prison Qilinito and, in prisons in Amhara and Oromia region. Despite the gov’t assertion 32 inmates died because of suffocation and fire in Qilinito prison, oppositions argued the fire is a cover to kill political prisoners. EthioTime has not known if the current fire accident is connected to the accidents reported related with the protests.
This story is developing, refresh for updates. (EthioTime.Com)