Explosion Hits Mosque in Ethiopia's Capital, Causes Injuriesby
A grenade blast hit a mosque in a busy district of Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, wounding more than a dozen people, government spokesman Getachew Reda said.
The explosion struck Anwar Mosque in the city’s Mercato market area as worshipers left Friday prayers at about 1:30 p.m., witness Kemal Ali, a trader, said in an interview. Federal and city police arrived at the scene after the blast.
There are no fatalities “so far” in the incident, Getachew said by mobile-phone text message.