Explosion kills 13 people in Eastern Ethiopia

February 9, 2009

MOGADISHU(Mareeg)-At least 13 Somalis  have been killed in Wardher town in eastern Ethiopia after explosion targeted a car they were traveling, witnesses told Mareeg on Monday.
The car was traveling from Wardher district to Galladi town in the eastern region of Ethiopia inhabited by Somalis, when the blast targeted. Clan elders and members of Wardher administration were traveling in the car at the time of the bomb attack. 

No group has claimed the responsibility of the land mine attack, but residents say anti-Ethiopian government elements have been increasing in the region in recent days. 

Unknown figure of wounded people have been taken to Galladi town. Residents have expressed concern about the incident.